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. Christopher deCharms: A look inside the brain in real time    Neuroscientist and inventor Christopher deCharms demonstrates a new way to use fMRI to show brain activity -- thoughts, emotions, pain -- while it is happening. In other words, you can actually see how you feel.

"A look inside the brain in real time" - Neuroscientist and inventor Christopher deCharms demonstrates a new way to use fMRI to show brain activity -- thoughts, emotions, pain -- while it is happening.

One more reason to get a good night's sleep - watched, interesting talk - any tired mother can tell you that your brain doesn't function well on not enough sleep :)

TED: Jeff Iliff: One more reason to get a good night’s sleep - Jeff Iliff

Экс-сотрудница Facebook позволит людям стать телепатами http://vecherka.news/eks-sotrudnica-facebook-pozvolit-lyudyam-stat-telepatami.html  Предприниматель занимается разработками устройств с функциями магнитно-резонансного томографа.

Экс-сотрудница Facebook позволит людям стать телепатами http://vecherka.news/eks-sotrudnica-facebook-pozvolit-lyudyam-stat-telepatami.html Предприниматель занимается разработками устройств с функциями магнитно-резонансного томографа.

A Game that Maps the Human Brain: Claire O'Connell at TEDxAtlanta

About This Talk Claire O'Connell and her colleagues at MIT have accelerated neurological research to map the human brain — painstaking work that involves map.

Are we born to be optimistic, rather than realistic? Tali Sharot shares new research that suggests our brains are wired to look on the bright side -- and how that can be both dangerous and beneficial.

TED: Tali Sharot: The optimism bias Are we born to be optimistic, rather than realistic? Tali Sharot shares new research that suggests our brains are wired to look on the bright side -- and how that can be both dangerous and beneficial.

'Bombshell' Study Shows Our Brains Are Even More Awesome Than We Knew The human brain's memory capacity has been shown to be 10 times greater than previous research had suggested. New measurements of the brain's memory capacity increase "conservative" estimates of size by a factor of 10 to at least a petabyte.

According to a new study, the human memory is capable of storing 10 times more information than previously thought. That puts it “in the same ballpark” as the capabilities of the entire internet, according to the authors.

Margaret Heffernan: The dangers of "willful blindness" | Video on TED.com

The Dangers of "Willful Blindness" In a talk that's part history lesson, part call-to-action, Margaret Heffernan demonstrates the danger of "willful blindness" and praises ordinary people who are willing to speak up.

How does my brain work? | Playlist | TED.com

Neuroscientist Daniel Wolpert starts from a surprising premise: the brain evolved, not to think or feel, but to control movement. In this entertaining, data-rich talk he gives us a glimpse into how the brain creates the grace and agility of human motion.

The complexity of memory | Playlist | TED.com

How do you remember where you parked your car? How do you know if you're moving in the right direction? Neuroscientist Neil Burgess studies the neural mechanisms that map the space around us, and how they link to memory and imagination.

Printable Organic Solar Cells : David Jones at TEDxMelbourne 2013

David Jones is currently the Project Coordinator for the Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium, aiming to develop printable organic solar cells, based at t.

Opening weeks idea: How did we become a society where traits of the left brain are favored? What traits are we possibly ignoring in the right brain?

My stroke of insight :: Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.

mind consciousness | Search Results | TED.com

Neuroscientist Michael Merzenich looks at one of the secrets of the brain& incredible power: its ability to actively re-wire itself. He& researching ways to harness the brain& plasticity to enhance our skills and recover lost function.

Vilayanur Ramachandran tells us what brain damage can reveal about the connection between celebral tissue and the mind, using three startlin...

VS Ramachandran: 3 clues to understanding your brain Vilayanur Ramachandran tells us what brain damage can reveal about the connection between celebral tissue and the mind, using three startling delusions as examples.

The human brain is puzzling -- it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dense cerebral cortex. But: why? Neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel puts on her detective's cap and leads us through this mystery. By making "brain soup," she arrives at a startling conclusion.

The human brain is puzzling -- it is curiously large given the size of our…

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