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The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet.

Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle.

Feb 18, 2020

Barbara Sahakian is Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at Cambridge, Past-President of the International Neuroethics Society, Past-President of the British Association for Psychopharmacology, and a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

In this talk, she discusses her book "Sex, Lies, and Brain Scans: How fMRI...


Dec 17, 2019

David Sinclair, professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School, discusses his new book "Lifespan", which distills his cutting-edge research findings on the biological processes underpinning aging. Sinclair describes lifestyle hacks we can undertake now to combat aging, as well as future scientific breakthroughs that...


Oct 22, 2019

Caltech research professor, theoretical physicist, accomplished author & podcaster Sean Carroll will talk quantum physics and the validity of the many-worlds interpretation (MWI) of quantum mechanics by discussing some of the themes in in his new book, “Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence...


Sep 3, 2019

Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in twenty-first-century society, with devastating consequences: every major disease in the developed world - Alzheimer's, cancer, obesity, diabetes - has very strong causal links to deficient sleep.

Until...


Jul 16, 2019

Michio Kaku is a world-renowned physicist, futurist, and author of numerous bestselling books including Beyond Einstein, Parallel Universes, The Future of the Mind, and Physics of the Impossible.

In this talk, he discusses the groundbreaking first image of a black hole as well as a range of topics related to his latest...