20 Best Neuroscience Podcasts of 2021

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Are you wanting to learn more about neuroscience ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best neuroscience podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Neuroscience Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Mindset Neuroscience Podcast

  • Publisher: Stefanie Faye
  • Total Episodes: 24

Science-based strategies to enhance resilience, self-regulation, learning and innovation by focusing on mindset, relationship, biofeedback and psychological safety.

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

  • Publisher: Ginger Campbell, MD
  • Total Episodes: 94

Brain Science was launched in 2006 by Dr. Ginger Campbell, an experienced emergency physician with a passion for exploring how recent discoveries in neuroscience are revealing how our brains make us who we are. This podcast is for non-scientists, scientists, and everyone in between. We interview scientists and discuss the latest books about the brain. Monthy episodes resume in June 2017, but all episodes posted since January 2013 are available for FREE in iTunes. Please visit our website for more episodes and transcripts.

This Week in Neuroscience

  • Publisher: Vincent Racaniello
  • Total Episodes: 17

This Week in Neuroscience is a podcast about the nervous system.

The Writer Files: Writing, Productivity, Creativity, and Neuroscience

  • Publisher: Kelton Reid
  • Total Episodes: 243

Kelton Reid studies the habits, habitats, and brains of a wide spectrum of renowned writers to learn their secrets of productivity and creativity. Tune in each week to learn how great writers keep the ink flowing, the cursor moving, and avoid block. Explore our archives at writerfiles.fm to find interviews with notable guests that include bestselling authors John Scalzi (Old Mans War), Greg Iles (Natchez Burning), Jay McInerney (Bright Lights, Big City), Kevin Kelly (founder of WIRED magazine), Emma Donoghue (Oscar Nominee for Room), Maria Konnikova (The Confidence Game), Andy Weir (The Martian), Dan Buettner (The Blue Zones), Austin Kleon (Steal Like an Artist), Daniel Pink (When), and serial guest hosts: neuroscientist Michael Grybko, journalist Adam Skolnick, and short story writer Robert Bruce.

Water Cooler Neuroscience

  • Publisher: Wilf Nelson
  • Total Episodes: 92

A podcast that opens up brain science labs and teaches professional scientific techniques to everyone

The FitMind Podcast: Mental Health, Neuroscience & Mindfulness Meditation

  • Publisher: FitMind, Neuroscience-Based Meditation & Mental Fitness Training
  • Total Episodes: 76

Expert insights on the science of mind, meditation, productivity, and mental health. Liam McClintock, the Founder of FitMind, talks with leaders in their fields, from neuroscientists and psychologists to Buddhist monks and professional athletes. At FitMind, we believe that the next great human frontier is the mind. FitMind combines ancient techniques with western psychology to provide mental fitness training that is taught at Fortune 500 companies, addiction centers, schools, government organizations, and on the FitMind meditation app. Liam McClintock received a B.A. from Yale and worked in finance before traveling to Asia to study meditation full-time. He is currently completing a Master of Science in Applied Neuroscience at King’s College London. Liam is an RYS Certified Meditation Instructor and has trained in various meditation styles. He has been featured in Time, Vice, Daily Mail, Cosmopolitan, NBC, and Men’s Health.

The Language Neuroscience Podcast

  • Publisher: Stephen M. Wilson
  • Total Episodes: 8

A podcast about the scientific study of language and the brain. Neuroscientist Stephen Wilson talks with leading and up-and-coming researchers about their work and ideas. This podcast is geared to an audience of scientists who are working in the field of language neuroscience, from students to postdocs to faculty.

Neuroscience Meets Social and Emotional Learning

  • Publisher: Andrea Samadi
  • Total Episodes: 131

We provide tools, resources and ideas for parents, teachers and employees to improve well-being, achievement and productivity using simple neuroscience as it relates to our cognitive (the skills our brain uses to think, read, remember, pay attention), social and interpersonal relationships (with ourselves and others) and emotional learning (where we recognize and manage our emotions, demonstrate empathy and cope with frustration and stress). Season 1: Provides you with the tools, resources and ideas to implement proven strategies backed by the most current neuroscience research to help you to achieve the long-term gains of implementing a social and emotional learning program in your school, or emotional intelligence program in your workplace. Season 2: Features high level guests who tie in social, emotional and cognitive strategies for high performance in schools, sports and the workplace. Season 3: Ties in some of the top motivational business books and guest with the most current brain research to take your results and productivity to the next level. Season 4: Brings in positive mental health and wellness strategies to help cope with the stresses of life, improving cognition, productivity and results. Season 5: Continues with the theme of mental health and well-being with strategies for implementing practical neuroscience to improve results for schools, sports and the workplace.

Brain Science: Neuroscience & Behavior

  • Publisher: Changelog Media
  • Total Episodes: 32

For the curious! We’re exploring the inner-workings of the human brain to understand behavior change, habit formation, mental health, and being human. It’s Brain Science applied — not just “how does the brain work,” but how do we apply what we know about the brain to transform our lives?

SAGE Neuroscience and Neurology

  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd.
  • Total Episodes: 116

Welcome to the official free Podcast site from SAGE for Neuroscience & Neurology. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets with principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.

CortexCast – A Neuroscience Podcast

  • Publisher: Oxford University
  • Total Episodes: 8

Welcome to CortexCast, the podcast that provides in-depth interviews with world leading Neuroscientists. Through conversations that are accessible to anyone with an interest in science, we explore cutting edge techniques, challenges in the field and how these researchers think not only about the brain but life in general. CortexCast is the official podcast of the Oxford University Cortex Club, a student run society that connects local and internationally recognised neuroscientists with students and researchers in Oxford through forums such as panels discussions, lectures and small debates. If you are interested in Cortex then this is the ‘cast for you. Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6BoktzxhbOVsw4UeJHtuiY iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/itunes-u/id1467345364 Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/alexander-von-klemperer/cortexcast-a-neuroscience-podcast

Engineered-Mind Podcast | Engineering, AI & Neuroscience

  • Publisher: Jousef Murad
  • Total Episodes: 50

The Engineered-Mind podcast is covering topics related to engineering, artificial intelligence, neuroscience to inspire and educate people all around the world. Experts in their field share their vision and knowledge about AI, AGI & singularity, how the brain works but also psychology, cognitive science and mathematics. Subscribe for more interesting podcasts!

PeerView Neuroscience & Psychiatry CME/CNE/CPE Audio Podcast

  • Publisher: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education
  • Total Episodes: 79

PeerView (PVI) is a leading provider of high-quality, innovative continuing education (CME/CE/CPE and MOC) for clinicians and their interprofessional teams. Combining evidence-based medicine and instructional expertise, PeerView activities improve the knowledge, skills, and strategies that support clinical performance and patient outcomes. PeerView makes its educational programming and expert-led presentations and symposia available through its network of popular podcast channels to support specific specialties and conditions. Each episode includes a link to request CME/CE credit for participation. PeerView is solely responsible for the selection of topics, the preparation of editorial content, and the distribution of all materials it publishes.

Coaching, Neuroscience and Consciousness

  • Publisher: BEabove Leadership
  • Total Episodes: 41

Join us for an in-depth look at topics in neuroscience, consciousness, coaching and human transformation. Our shows explore research on both consciousness and the brain, making powerful and fascinating links to how we change and transform our lives.

Everyday Neuro: Psychology and Neuroscience Podcast Series

  • Publisher: Dr Janine Cooper: Cognitive Psychologist, Neuroscientist, Neuropsychology,
  • Total Episodes: 18

The Everyday Neuro podcast series with Dr Janine Cooper provides knowledge and inspiration to everyone and anyone interested in the fascinating fields of neuroscience, neuropsychology and the human brain. Developed to incorporate information and interviews with experts in the field, the podcasts cover a diverse range of topics from memory and cognition to trauma, brain injury and wellbeing. Janine will guide you through the current research and help you to develop greater understanding of the human brain and its functions. Whether you already have experience, or want to start on your journey into understanding the human brain and how it affects our psychology and behaviour, then the Everyday Neuro podcast series has something to offer you.

AdvantEdge T4 Podcast: Hacking Behavioural Neuroscience to Make Change Simple. UnLock Your Talent | UnStuck Your Potential | UnLeash Your Performance

  • Publisher: Dr John Kenworthy
  • Total Episodes: 115

Trivia, Tips, Troubles and Tales of why some leaders thrive whilst others struggle. Learning how your brain works enables you to quickly adapt your thinking and behaviour to be a better leader, to successfully influence others more easily and to UnLock your own Talent, UnStuck your Potential to UnLeash Performance. John is a Behavioural Neuroscience Expert, an inspirational coach and trainer leveraging behavioural neuroscience to empower business leaders and improve the bottom line.

Swansea University Medical School: Neuroscience

  • Publisher: Dr Phil Newton & Dr Samuel Webster
  • Total Episodes: 7

A series of human embryology and anatomy podcasts linked to the teaching at the Swansea University College of Medicine, but hopefully helpful to all students with an interest in how we are made.Phil teaches Sam about neuroscience, from action potentials to tracts, parts of the brain and so on. The series is intended to be useful to all medical students and maybe to students in other, related disciplines.

PaperPlayer biorxiv neuroscience

  • Publisher: Multimodal LLC
  • Total Episodes: 2202

Audio versions of bioRxiv paper abstracts


  • Publisher: trinity brooks
  • Total Episodes: 2

Podcast for NEUR 1203

NeuroScience 4 Success

  • Publisher: Deborah Peters & Martin Ware
  • Total Episodes: 23

NeuroScience for Success podcast is the most effective Business Tool for creating the right Mind-Set that closes more Sales, builds up the Structure of your Business and enhances your overall Leadership Skills. Become the High Achiever that you’ve always aspired to be; develop Fulfillment in every area of your life and fuel your Entrepreneurial spirit. Deborah Peters, veteran Master Coach, Thought Leader in NeuroScience for Success has pioneered the perfect blend of pragmatic Business Tools with Neuro Science to spiral up into your Higher Mind Faculties. Lead by her co-host Martin Ware they make a dynamic duel to help get you to the next level in life and in your business.

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