Barbara Arrowsmith-Young [ 10 K Views, 134 Likes, 1:08:31 ] My life and my work has been an exploration of the territory of the human brain, how it makes us uniquely who we are. Because when we think about our brain, it filters our perceptions of ourselves and our understanding of ourselves, our understanding of other people, our understanding of the world, and
Sandrine Thuret [ 1.2 M Views, 25 K Likes, 11:04 ] Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? There’s still some confusion about that question, as this is a fairly new field of research. For example, I was talking to one of my colleagues, Robert, who is an oncologist, and he was telling me, “Sandrine, this is puzzling. Some of my patients that
Barbara Arrowsmith Young [ 377 Views, 2 Likes, 1:16:35 ] delivers a Masterclass at the SAHMRI Wellbeing and Resilience Centre, titled ‘A Personal Journey Into the World of the Brain: Shaping The Mind/Function and Plasticity’ FEATURED IMAGE CREDIT: Linda Paul
Nessa Carey [ 117 K, 1.6 Views, 39.25 ] You can’t talk about epigenetics without talking about genetics. This is the representation of the famous DNA double helix and back in 2001, when the human genome sequence was first released, there was this huge hoopla about it and some quite entertaining things were said. There was this big press conference and that quote
Barbara Oakley [ 413 K Views, 6 K Likes, 1:08:41 ] I’d like to begin by telling you a little story. This story is about– well, I think all of us love to watch other people, right? To some greater or lesser extent. I love people watching. I have to tell you about this one guy who was one of the most interesting
Sal Khan [ 407 K Views, 4.8 K Likes ] We know that our brain is what makes us us. It’s what does all of our thinking. It’s what processes all of the sensory input from the outside world and creates this reality in our brain that we experience. It is us. The question is: what is the brain actually made up of?
Hank Green [ Crash Course ] #15 – Why do smart people make dumb decisions? Why do conspiracy theorists think that we didn’t land on the moon or that Hillary Clinton is a space alien? And why won’t Bernice admit that the new Superman movie just isn’t very good? We’ve talked about cognition before. We usually refer to it as the process that