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The Mozart effect

Episode 15: Cutting Edge Research?! The Mozart effect in Epilepsy.

Today we discuss a paper by Quon et al., (2021) that has been recently promoted on the Nature Facebook page, namely: Musical components important for the Mozart K448 effect in epilepsy.

This paper shows a beneficial effect of Mozart K448 for 2 pianos in D major for patients with epilepsy. We were very interested in how this worked and decided to read more about this Mozart effect. Listen to us discussing this very interesting paper!

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PhD application process

Episode 14: Tips For Future PhDs… Part 3. Tips for During the Application Process

This is the third part of our miniseries with tips for future PhD students. We talk about how to get the most out of the application process. This is not only your time to apply for the position but also your time to find out if this specific position is a good fit for you!

Also check out Part 1 where we discuss if a PhD is something you should do, and Part 2 where we discuss how to find a PhD position.

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tips for future PhD students

Episode 12: Tips For Future PhDs… Part 1. The Phd, is it a good idea?

Today we have a new episode about tips for Future PhD students. We have a lot of tips to talk about so we are splitting the tips up in 3 parts. Part1: The PhD is it a good idea. Part 2: Find a PhD that works for you. And Part 3: Tips for the application process.

In this part 1 we talk about things you need to consider to decide if a PhD is for you. Are you thinking about doing a PhD? Then this is definitely an episode for you! And if not you might learn a few new things about the world of Science.

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We are The Struggling Scientists!

We are Suzanne and Jayron, two PhD students who love to talk about Science. We have decided to share our love for Science and our stories as a Scientist in the Struggling Scientists Podcast. Being a Scientist isn’t always easy and we hope to help other Scientists, anyone Science adjacent and perhaps even hobbyists with fun stories about Science.