Jabberwockey Blues

Jabberwockey Blues

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

Neurogenesis

Neurogenesis

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

Epigenetics

Epigenetics

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

Barbara Oakley

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

Cognition

Cognition

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