BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Health & Living  >  Brain Waves #34: How We Sense Touch

Brain Waves #34: How We Sense Touch

Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar, Neurogeneticist

14-May-20 16:00

Brain Waves #34: How We Sense Touch

We use our sense of touch to make sense of the environment around us, but it is also essential for our emotional well-being. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are faced with the possibility of having to go for months without the possibility of touching or hugging our friends and family. Neurogeneticist Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar is back with her Brain Waves series to help us find out what happens if our brain is starved of touch.

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  Health PolicyDiseases and ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessScienceSMEPoliticsSocial IssuesMedical Innovation and Technology

Tags:  The Bigger PictureHealth & Livingbrainwavesonbfmsomatosensory cortexsensory homunculusaffectionneuronsoxytocin





Play / Pause

Listen now : Health & Living: Public Health: Diabetes - Get More Than You Bargained...

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

Vishnu Varathan, Head of Economics & Strategy, Mizuho Bank

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

Saktiandi Supaat, Head of FX Research, Global Markets, Maybank Group

7:45 AM

Morning Brief

Dr Rafidah Abdullah, Consultant Nephrologist, Hospital Putrajaya

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

H.E Dr. Joachim Bergström, Ambassador of Sweden to Malaysia

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

Deepa George, Managing Consultant, MYHRC Services

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

Dato' Seri Wong Siew Hai, President, Malaysia Semiconductor Industry Association

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

Jesse Liew, Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, Principal Southeast Asia

9:35 AM

Ringgit & Sense

Nor Fazlina, Chief Executive Officer, Maybank Trustees Berhad

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Ooi Boon Sheng, CEO, Web Bytes

11:05 AM

Tech Talk

Praveen Kumar, Vice President for Asia Pacific at Rocket Software

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Norman Vanhaecke, Group CEO, Cradle Fund

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Megat Zariman, President, Velesto Energy Bhd

2:05 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box

Unpacking the Israel-Iran Conflict, Dr Assal Rad, Scholar of Middle East History

3:05 PM

Live & Learn

19 Cammies, And Counting! Low Ngai Yuen, President, Kakiseni

3:30 PM

Live & Learn

Sambut Gong with Gangsapura, Teuku Umar Ilany and Nur Diyana Nadirah, Founders, Gangsapura

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Public Health: Diabetes - Get More Than You Bargained For, Azrul Mohd Khalib, CEO, Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy | Dr Feisul Mustapha, Director, Perak State Health Department | Prof Dr Rohana Abdul Ghani, Consultant Endocrinologist, Universiti Teknologi Mara & President, Malaysian Obesity Society

5:00 PM

Top 5 At 5

6:00 PM

Inside Story

Talkback Thursday

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

9:00 PM

I Love KL

10:00 PM

Back To Back