Podcast Love

So, John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser got a call from Stockholm yesterday morning. The Nobel Prize in Physiology 2014 is theirs, for the discovery of “the brain’s GPS”, as many like to call it. If you’d like to hear the Mosers themselves talk about their discovery of grid cells, and how they came to study them, this short podcast from the New York Times recorded back in April 2013 is worth listening to. Their enthusiasm is infectious – or how many scientists are likely to describe electrophysiological recordings from the brain as “like popping popcorn in the microwave”?

Science Times Podcast with May-Britt and Edvard Moser