The Brain Science Podcast celebrated its eighth anniversary on December 5, 2014, which makes this our 8th annual review episode. Topics discussed in 2014 included brain plasticity, the interaction of cognition and emotion, sleep, consciousness, "neuromania," exercise and the brain, and mirror neurons. This episode provides a review for regular listeners and gives new listeners an idea of what's available in episodes 105-113. Please visit http://brainsciencepodcast.com for complete shownotes and episode transcripts. Send feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org. Special Note: The transcript for this episode is FREE. It is included in the Episode Extras on our Free Mobile app or JUST CLICK HERE.