DMT, or Dimethyltryptamine, a commonly used drug for recreational and religious purposes, may have medical uses apart from the high it provides. Learn how DMT affects the brain, and how it may increase the survival rate of cells in low-oxygen conditions.

Created as part of Dr. Kaur’s NEUR410: Neuropharmacology (Fall 2016)


Two dimensional (left) and three dimensional (right) structure of LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)

Episode 5: A New Look at LSD

BY ERIN YOUNG

Hippies, a war on drugs, and a whole lot of stigma; LSD has been villainized for decades, but there’s research to support the use of LSD as a therapeutic treatment in addiction, depression, and other mental illnesses. “Turn on and tune in” to look at the history of LSD in the US and what LSD does in the brain.

Created as part of Dr. Kaur’s NEUR410: Neuropharmacology (Fall 2016)


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Episode 4: Fish Oils – Fact or Fiction?

BY JACK, CHRIS, & WILL

The cure all that cures all? Fish oil supplements make big promises, but how much can they actually do? And can there be too much of a “good” thing? Join us as we breakdown the promises fish oil supplements make and differentiate fact from fiction.

Created as part of Dr. Kaur’s FYS: NeuroScience Fiction in Film (Fall 2018)


Episode 3: An Experience in Neurocinematics

BY SAM, GRAHAM, & DANNY

Is a film the sum of its plot, or is there something more? How do film editing techniques affect the way we perceive a film? This video podcast showcases different film editing techniques and discusses how intensity and chronology can alter viewers perception and focus.

Created as part of Dr. Kaur’s FYS: NeuroScience Fiction in Film (Fall 2018)


Episode 2: Fish, Mice, and Zombies

BY REID GUDGER & CHRIS KNOLLMAN

Tetrodotoxin (TTX) is a potent neurotoxin found in fish and other aquatic animals. Popular culture would have you believe that TTX could be used to simulate death, even create zombies, but is this science fiction or fact? UNC Asheville seniors Reid and Chris investigate!

Created as part of Dr. Kaur’s NEUR410: Neuropharmacology (Fall 2018)


Podcasting mic set up on a tableEpisode 1: Introducing Club Kaur

BY ANGEL KAUR AND REID GUDGER

What is the motivational force behind Club Kaur episodes? Ever wanted a deeper look into the minds of both Dr. Angel Kaur and the writer of the first Club Kaur podcast, Reid Gudger? How has Dr. Kaur’s life experiences led her to create Club Kaur?

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