If Brains are Computers, Who Designs the Software? With Daniel DennettVideo
In this YouTube video from the Royal Institution, Cognitive Scientist and Philospher Daniel Dennett discusses the evolution the mind and the impact of education on its evolution.
Dr. Sandrine Thuret Explains How We Can Grow New Brain CellsVideo
Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis
Can Groups Make Good Decisions? Neuroscientists ExplainVideo
In this TED Talk, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman and his colleague Dan Ariely perform live experiments with their audiences to explain how groups can make better decisions than individuals.
Head Transplantation: The Future Is Now, TEDx Talk by Dr.Sergio CanaveroVideo
Controversial TED Talk from Dr. Sergio Canavero who claims the future for head transplants is now.
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