Dr. Kiki Sanford makes her sixth appearance on Background Mode. Kiki is a neurophysiologist with a B.S. in conservation biology and a Ph.D. avian neurophysiology from the University of California. She’s a popular science communicator and creator of This Week in Science (TWIS) podcast and radio show.
In this episode, we chat about the science of rising sea levels, neural networks and vocoder technology trained to recognize brain patterns related to listening to human speech, how learning two human languages in childhood positively affects the brain, rebooting the human immune system, whether intelligence is sexy, and the colonization of Mars and whether it will be commercially exploited or preserved by all nations like the Earth’s Antarctic. Dr. Kiki is always a delight to listen to and learn from.
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My Background Mode interview with Dr. Kiki Sanford (#6)
- Kiki on Twitter.
- Kiki's home page.
- This Week in Science - website.
- This week in Science on YouTube
- Kiki's About Me page.
- Kiki's Wikipedia bio.
- Dr. Kiki's first appearance on BGM.
- Dr. Kiki's second appearance on BGM.
- Dr. Kiki's third appearance on BGM.
- Dr. Kiki's fourth appearance on BGM.
- Dr. Kiki's fifth appearance on BGM.