Oh what a great interview here! Our wonderful guest today is the third PhD who we’ve had on this podcast who is not a PhD in ADHD. Angel Kaur PhD is an Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at UNC Asheville and the keeper of the podcast Club Kaur. Her scientific background is in cell and molecular neurobiology, and her experiences in the classroom over the last 6 years have inspired her to take on STEM education research. Her research interests include strategies to build skills in reading scientific literature, ways to instruct students on effective science communication to a range of audiences, and whether use of interdisciplinary materials can enhance student engagement and learning of science. These goals led to the creation of Club Kaur, a podcast on all things related to the teaching, learning, and communication of science, produced in close collaboration with undergraduate students at UNC Asheville, and featuring work done entirely by them as part of her classes. Interdisciplinarity is at the core of her work, whether she is teaching students about the neurobiology of pain, or principles of film form. She credits her ability to do this to ADHD. Her interdisciplinary work with students resulted in her receiving a teaching award at UNC Asheville in 2019, and a nomination for the Society for Neuroscience Educator Award. Enjoy!
In this episode Peter & Angel discuss:
Intro & welcome Angel Kaur!
When were you diagnosed with ADHD?
On when you are ADHD you really love
the things you love and want to share them with the world
Tell me about what it was like for you growing up undiagnosed?
On self medicating for ADHD without realizing it
What are some tips & tricks on how you get stuff done?
On sometimes, no matter how hard you try, stuff just happens and that’s ok
On “Stand Up Science” and how the ADHD brain doesn’t have borders!
On opening the first fast food Restaurante in outer space
What do you tell a kid who thinks they are not smart enough for something?
How can people find you? @ClubKaur on all the socials, Twitter FB INSTA YouTube SoundCloud
or via www.ClubKaur.com
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