‘The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind’ by Barbara Lipska

Premiere DateMay 10, 2018
00:00 Show Opening
00:56 Episode Intro (music by Yumi Zouma - Depths, Pt. II)
04:10 Interview with Barbara Lipska, Part 1
16:50 A Memory Yumi Zouma
18:45 Interview with Barbara Lipska, Part 2
35:06 Episode Outro (music by Yumi Zouma - Us, Together)
38:42 Outro
39:21 Finish

In January 2015, Barbara Lipska—a leading expert on the neuroscience of mental illnes — was diagnosed with melanoma that had spread to her brain. Within months, her frontal lobe, the seat of cognition, began shutting down. She descended into madness, exhibiting dementia- and schizophrenia-like symptoms that terrified her family and coworkers. But miraculously, just as her doctors figured out what was happening, the immunotherapy they had prescribed began to work. Just eight weeks after her nightmare began, Lipska returned to normal. With one difference: she remembered her brush with madness with exquisite clarity.

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