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Curious Neuron

Cindy Hovington, Ph.D.
Kids & FamilyParentingHealth & Fitness

Curious Neuron breaks down child development and parenting research to help you apply it with your child. Our hosts, Drs Cindy Hovington and Marion Vanhorn are neuroscientists and moms of 3. They take a compassionate approach to science-backed parenting by not only chatting with experts but with real parents, like you! Our goal is to help you feel confident as a parent knowing that you are applying science-backed parenting and to help you feel less alone by sharing the journey of other parents. Welcome!


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Latest Episodes

In todays episode, we speak with neuroscientist Dr. Jodi Pawluski and chat about parental changes in the brain. Society uses the term "mom brain" to signify negative aspects of brain functioning, however, you will be surprised at which changes happen... more

8 days ago

Marion and Cindy are back and chatting about toys and play again! What does play look like in their homes? What do they bring with them during long car rides and at the doctors office to keep their 3 kids busy? Which toys and apps do they recommend (... more

a month ago

In today’s episode, we are giving you TONS of tips to help you teach your child how to manage their emotions. Get ready to take some notes and to listen to this episode more than once! Dr. Tina Montreuil, psychologist and McGill University professor ... more

a month ago


4.9 out of 5 stars from 117 ratings
  • SUCH great info

    I am new to Curious Neuron, but after just a couple podcast episodes, I am such a fan. Such great, evidence-based info and so relevant to us moms/parents. Can’t wait to follow along for years to come!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Love this podcast!

    Super interesting topics and guests for parents ! So helpful in trying to be the best and most informed mom I can be!

    Apple Podcasts
    Canadaa month ago
  • New fav podcast

    Thank you Cindy for educating us on all things science and kid related. You have taught me so much and you’re such a sweet soul!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • I love that this podcast is research-based and brings on various guests who discuss the topic of child care/raising from within their specialty. Thank you!

    Podcast Addict
    a month ago
  • Amazing!

    Love this podcast! Just came across it recently, and listened to one of my favorites, Helping Families Thrive. As an early childhood professional who works with families on a daily basis, I’m glad to have an evidence-based resource like this.

    Apple Podcasts
    The Pediatric Sleep Teacher
    United States2 months ago

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