neurology

Why do we do the things we do? Robert Sapolsky, celebrated Stanford primatologist and neurobiologist and recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius grant, tackles this age-old question in his investigation into the science of human behavior, "Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst," now available in paperback.

From violence and aggression to cooperation and empathy, Sapolsky explores what we can do to better understand our relationships to one another. He argues that we should not distinguish between aspects of a behavior that are biological and those that are cultural because they are utterly intertwined.

Bestselling YA author Andrea Buchanan lost her mind while crossing the street one blustery March morning. The cold winter air triggered a coughing fit, and she began to choke.

She was choking on a lot that day. A sick son. A pending divorce. The guilt of failing as a partner and as a mother. When the coughing finally stopped, she thought it was over. She could not have been more wrong. Her new memoir is "The Beginning of Everything: The Year I Lost My Mind and Found Myself."

Matthew Walker is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at UC Berkeley, the Director of its Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab, and a former professor of psychiatry at Harvard University. He has published over 100 scientific studies.

His first book, "Why We Sleep," reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.

Joining us today is Dr. Fabio Danisi. He’s a board-certified neurologist with Health Quest Medical Practice’s Neuroscience Division in Kingston. He specializes in movement disorders, Parkinson’s disease, tics and tremors and injection therapy for migraine sufferers.

Dr. Julie Pilitsis
Albany Medical Center

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Julie Pilitsis, a neurological surgeon with Albany Medical Center’s Neurosurgery Group. She’s here to answer your questions about neurology and surgical treatment for neurological disorders.

Dr. Matthew Lynch
Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Matthew Lynch, a neurologist with the Perth Primary and Specialty Center at Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home

Courtesy Albany Medical Center

Joining us today on Medical Monday to discuss neurological issues, specifically the treatment and surgical interventions for epilepsy are Drs. Matthew Adamo and Timothy Lynch of Albany Medical Center.

Dr. Matthew Adamo specializes in general and pediatric neurosurgery, including surgical treatment for epilepsy, brain and spinal cord tumors, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries and congenital and developmental abnormalities, such as spina bifida.

On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop is Dr. Charles Argoff.

Dr. Argoff earned his doctor of medicine degree from Northwestern University in Chicago and he completed his residency in neurology at Stony Brook University right here in New York State.

On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop is Dr. Charles Argoff.

Dr. Argoff earned his doctor of medicine degree from Northwestern University in Chicago and he completed his residency in neurology at Stony Brook University right here in New York State.