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Sahakian 01:07:00

Cognitive enhancing drugs: neuroethical issues

by Barbara Sahakian
Cognitive enhancing drugs: neuroethical issues
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1340 views
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Cognitive enhancing drugs are used to treat neuropsychiatric disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. These drugs improve the quality of life and wellbeing for patients and their families.

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Everest, the first ascent: the untold story of the man who made it possible 00:59:00

Everest, the first ascent: the untold story of the man who made it possible

by Harriet Tuckey
Everest, the first ascent: the untold story of the man who made it possible
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 565 views
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The conquest of Everest by a British team in 1953 has always been celebrated as a triumph of heroic leadership, team work and courageous climbing, but the vital role that scientific innovation played in the success of the expedition has never been wi....

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RS Bliss 01:09:00

The mechanics of memory

by Tim Bliss
The mechanics of memory
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 868 views
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How does the brain store and recall memories? A critical neural component of memory is the synapse, a specialist junction where one nerve cell releases a transmitter chemical to influence the excitability of another. Memorable events are thought to i....

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Torsten Wiesel

by Torsten Wiesel
Torsten Wiesel
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1010 views
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Winner of the The Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine 1981 together with Roger W. Sperry 'for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres' and also David H. Hubel 'for their discoveries concerning informati....

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