A Light Switch for Neurons
Ed Boyden

Ed Boyden tells how light can change the way the brain neurons works. He gives some possibilities of how this concept can change the way brain disorders are treated.

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Ed Boyden: A Light Switch for Neurons

March 1, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Ed Boyden tells how light can change the way the brain neurons works. He gives some possibilities of how this concept can change the way brain disorders are treated.

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Source: TED

Marvin Minsky: Health and the Human Mind

February 1, 2003 (over 14 years ago)

Marvin Minsky talks about how emotions should be viewed as a separate area when trying to improve the brain's capability to make decisions and the technology for artificial intelligence.

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Source: TED

Christopher deCharms: Christopher deCharms Looks Inside the Brain

February 1, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

A new non-invasive way to investigate the workings of the brain is presented by Christopher deCharms in a short and promising talk.

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Source: TED

Aditi Shankardass: A Second Opinion on Learning Disorders

November 1, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

Aditi Shankardass shares her and her team's findings on correctly diagnosing learning and developmental disorders in children to give them a better chance at being normal.

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Source: TED

Kim Gorgens: Protecting the Brain Against Concussion

May 1, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Neurophsychologist and neurotic mom Kim Gorgens talks about how kids are prone to sustaining concussion from the most taken-for-granted everyday activities.

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Source: TED

Diane Benscoter: How Cults Rewire the Brain

February 1, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

Ex-Moonie Diane Benscoter tells the story of her youth and how she got rid of the "virus" that consumed her during the years of being in a cult.

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Source: TED

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