Brain Science is now LIVE on Facebook

After an awkward start we will resume our monthly LIVE video on Facebook starting July 5, 2018. My plan is to appear on FB Live the first Thursday of each month at 8PM Central Time to discuss an earlier episode of i. Listeners can submit questions and comments prior to the first of each month or participate live. Premium Subscribers and Patreon Supporters will have access to the audio recordings of each session. The tentative schedule is as follows:

I hope this time lag will allow listeners to catch up and give you time to submit your questions and comments even if you can't watch the live video. Send these to

Premium Subscribers can now use PayPal

As of June 2016 Premium Subscribers can now use PayPal. This should make premium content more assessable to international listeners and those who don't want to use credit cards. Click here to learn how to subscribe.

Brain Science Nominated as Best Science Podcast


For the second year in a row Brain Science (Podcast) is a finalist for  the Academy of Podcasters Best Science and Medicine Podcast. Winners will be announced on July 6. Click here to see all the nominees.




Brain Science podcast Goes on Hiatus

Following the unexpected death of my husband Dennis Smith last summer, I have struggled to keep the show going, despite the support of my friends and listeners. On March 1, 2016 I announced that the Brain Science Podcast is going on a six month hiatus. The next episode will posted in September 2016. If you need something new to listen to in the meantime, please check out my other show Books and Ideas.

It is now possible to support the Brain Science Podcast via Patreon. Click here to learn more.




Brain Science Podcast: 2015 Award Finalist

The Brain Science Podcast was a Finalist for Best Science and Medicine Podcast for the 2015 Podcast Academy Awards. Winners were announced on July 31, 2015 at ceremony held in conjunction with Podcast Movement 2015 in Dallas, Texas.

We didn't win, but you can Click on the Player below to listen to the excerpt we submitted to the judges.

Dr. Campbell was a Plenary Speaker at this year's American Humanist Association's Annual Conference. Her talk will be entitled "Our Enemy is Suffering (not Death): What Every Humanist Needs to know about Palliative Care." 

Click here to watch the YouTube Video of her talk.


Neuroplasticity and Healing with the Dalai Lama

The November 2014 (BSP 113) episode of the Brain Science Podcast  featured exclusive coverage of the event "Neuroplasticity and the Brain" which is being hosted at the UAB School of Medicine on October 25, 2014. Guests included the Dalai Lama, Dr. Edward Taub, Dr. Norman Doidge and and Dr. Michael Merzenich. These scientists have all been featured on the Brain Science Podcast.

Recent Podcast Interviews

Dr. Campbell really enjoys being "on the other side of the mic." Here are some links to some recent appearances on other podcasts:

If you would like to interview Dr. Campbell on your show write to

Live Talk now available on  YouTube ⬇︎

Dr. Campbell Starts Fellowship in Palliative Care Medicine

After spending over 20 years practicing Emergency Medicine in rural Alabama Dr. Ginger Campbell (Founder an host of the Brain Science Podcast) has embarked on a new career challenge. She is doing a Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine at the UAB School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL.

New Partnership with ED4ONLINE

We have announced a new partnership with  Ed4Online offers online adult education in a wide variety of topics such as: Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Eldercare, Substance Use Disorder, as well as Trauma & PTSD. Their courses are accredited for CE by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) and the National Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC).

They will be offering CE credit for selected episodes of the Brain Science Podcast, but listeners will also have access to ed4online's extensive library of courses.

New Premium Subscriptions:

Our new Premium Subscription is now available. Moving forward the most 25 recent episodes of the Brain Science Podcast will remain free to stream or download. Premium Subscribers will have unlimited access to the entire library of 100+ episodes, including the audio files and episode transcripts. Back episodes and transcripts will also be available for individual purchase.

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BSP Mobile Apps are now FREE:

The popular Brain Science Podcast mobile apps will be free starting on December 31st. Premium Subscribers will be able to use the app to get all 100+ episodes and transcripts. The most recent 25 episodes will be free for all users and new episodes will appear automatically. Unfortunately, the Premium Subscription will only be available for iOS and Android because it is not yet supported by Windows phones. However, all Premium Subscribers will have the option of accessing premium content via any web browser.


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Current Campaigns:


Fans of the brain who also listen to Leo Laporte's TWiT Network are campaigning to see Dr. Campbell as a guest on Triangulation. You can participate by sending emails to, via Twitter, etc, or by joining the TWiT Live Chat during the show. 

Triangulation is LIVE at every Monday at 11:00am PT/2:00pm ET.






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