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Rees G 01:06:00

Decoding consciousness

by Geraint Rees
Decoding consciousness
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 562 views
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Everything we know about the world comes to us through our brain. Yet for each of us our own conscious mental world of thoughts and feelings is isolated and private. Despite centuries of research, language or gesture remains the only way we can disco....

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Cowey 01:13:00

Magnetic brain stimulation and brain function?

by Alan Cowey
Magnetic brain stimulation and brain function?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 544 views
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Like his nineteenth century contemporaries David Ferrier tried to reveal cerebral localisation of function by direct electrical stimulation of the exposed brain of animals. With some notable exceptions the results were disappointing and confined to t....

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Kibbey 00:12:00

Neurochemistry

by Kelly Kibbey
Neurochemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 614 views
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A presentation on neurochemistry - the effects of drugs and nutrition are also discussed.

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NeuroNavigation 01:02:00

NeuroNavigation: how the brain represents the space we live in and finds our way around

by John O'Keefe
NeuroNavigation: how the brain represents the space we live in and finds our way around
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 716 views
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Learning about new environments or locating ourselves in familiar environments are some of the most fundamental tasks that the brain performs. Information is not stored in response to biological needs such as hunger or thirst but on the basis of cogn....

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Brand 00:58:00

Stem Cells to Synapses

by Andrea Brand
Stem Cells to Synapses
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 519 views
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One of the goals of research in neurobiology is the repair and regeneration of neurons after damage to the brain or spinal cord. Before we can understand how to repair the nervous system we must first learn how the nervous system is put together.

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Gregory 01:15:00

Vision for knowledge: Knowledge for vision

by Richard Gregory
Vision for knowledge: Knowledge for vision
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 549 views
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An evolutionary development of perception is suggested - from passive reception to active perception to explicit conception - earlier stages being largely retained and incorporated in later species. A key is innate and then individually learned knowl....

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Kandel 01:23:00

We are what we remember.

by Eric Kandel
We are what we remember.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 531 views
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n this lecture, Eric R Kandel considers the neural systems and molecular mechanisms that contribute to learning and long-term memory and discusses how our insights into memory storage are allowing us to understand various forms of age related memory ....

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