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May 21, 2009


title Neural Synchrony and Selective Attention
description In the first official function at the Center for Neuroscience, Robert Desimone of MIT talks about his research in cognitive science. “The very simple process of the initial sensory input resulting in attended stimulus in the brain, seems to require the use of most of the brain,” he says. “It’s given us a lot to try and understand.”
producer BUniverse (Boston University)
featuring Robert Desimone
format Flash
date 28/02/08
length 00:54:43


May 14, 2009

Neuroethics Diavlog

title Brains and Gavels
description The Law and Neuroscience Project and related neuroethics issues, from brain lesions to neuroimaging in court.
featuring Carl Zimmer, Michael Gazzaniga
format Flash
date 22/02/09
length 01:06:29


May 5, 2009

Autism and School Peers

title Involvement or Isolation: Research on the Social Lives of Children with Autism at School
description A look at research and case studies of kids diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and their social experiences at school.
producer U.C. Davis M.I.N.D. Institute
featuring Connie Kasari
format Flash
date 19/05/09
length 00:57:08


Apr 26, 2009

Stress and Tourette's

title Evaluating Cortisol, Stress, and Tic Severity in Tourette Syndrome
description An overview of Tourette's syndrome, and discussion of research on the impact of stress and comorbid disorders on this neurological syndrome.
producer U.C. Davis M.I.N.D. Institute
featuring Blythe Corbett
format Flash
date 4/14/09
length 00:58:21


Apr 16, 2009

Creative Minds

title Depression and Creativity symposium at the Library of Congress
description With excellent video production quality (but no slides), this webcast "…marks the bicentennial of the birth of German composer Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), who died after a depression, a very severe depression following the death of his sister [Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel]," says Dr. Jamison to open the long unedited video featuring three top speakers. She gives an overview and review of studies on mental illness and creativity, Terence Ketter speaks on related clinical studies and neuroimaging, and Peter Whybrow, Director of UCLA's Semel Institute talks about neurobiological correlates of creativity.
producer Library of Congress
featuring Kay Redfield Jamison, Terence Ketter, Peter Whybrow
format Real Media
date 03/02/09
length 02:04:43


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