Charlie Rose Video Features Foundation Researchers on the Brain and Addiction

Charlie Rose Brain Series
Charlie Rose Brain Series

In Charlie Rose’s opening of the 2nd season of his series “The Brain,” he stated, “It has been said that the brain will be to the 21st century what the atom was to the 20th century.”  This fascinating episode of the well-known PBS show featured a panel of revered scientists, including Foundation Scientific Council Members Nora D. Volkow, M.D . and Nobel Laureate Eric R. Kandel , M.D.

In the episode, the researchers discussed neurological, psychiatric and addictive disorders of the brain. While discussing the differences and similarities between various mental disorders, Dr. Kandel remarked, “The brain is the most complicated organ in the body and therefore is susceptible to more diseases than any other organ.”

Watch the complete episode here