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Eclipse Road Trip: Madras | Migrant Summer School | Neighborhood Association Vote | Gentrification And Mental Health

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 16, 2017

Can remembering how a neighborhood used to be help preserve aging minds? Should people be required to have a legal address in order to join a neighborhood association? Also, an update on the "State of Wonder" eclipse road trip and a summer school for migrant students in Medford.

Firefighters Under Fire | Your Brain On Music | Harney County Election | Immigration Lawsuit

OPB | Broadcast: June 29, 2016

Harney County Judge Steve Grasty survived a recall election, a class action lawsuit on behalf of unaccompanied immigrant minors moves forward, firefighters in Southern Oregon are under attack for enforcing laws, and OHSU neuroscientist explains the connections between the brain and music.

The Best Way To Memorize

OPB | Broadcast: March 31, 2014

MONDAY: What's the best way to memorize something? Following the US Memory Championship, an expert shares his strategies.

OHSU Discovers Possible Treatment For Chemo-Induced Fatigue

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 18, 2013

WEDNESDAY: A recent study suggests a brain protein that regulates sleep and wakefulness could help reverse fatigue brought on by chemotherapy.

David Eagleman Delves Into The Subconscious Brain

OPB | Broadcast: March 4, 2013

David Eagleman is a neuroscientist who is fascinated by everything going on in our brains that we don't know about.

Eating for Brain Health

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 3, 2012

A new study suggests that avoiding trans fats and eating certain nutrients may help maintain cognitive function and brain health.

Iran from the Northwest

OPB | Broadcast: June 19, 2009

How are Iranians in the Northwest reacting to the current unrest?