"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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.