Archives for January, 2008
title Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
description "PML is a rare viral disease that can affect people with weakened immune systems, developing more often in AIDS patients. ...covers several topics including: understanding pathobiology; recognizing clinical manifestations; and exploring immunological perturbations."
producer University of Kentucky Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series
featuring Dr. Joseph R. Berger
format WMV or Quicktime
Tags: webcast brain lecture
title The Science of Love
description This cute and funny short film features two professors who fight about a neuroscientific explanation of love but research its pleasures together after a "battle of egos and intellect, swords and stilettos." It also challenges stereotypes of scientists and is pretty accurate about the research it describes, since it was funded by a grant from the Sloan Foundation to do just...
[image is from a Brain Ethics blog post about Williams Syndrome]
title Translating Between Genes, Brain, and Behavior with Neuroimaging: Neural Mechanisms in Schizophrenia and Williams Syndrome
description Dr. Berman of the NIMH gives two lectures on imaging genetics in these neuropsychiatric disorders, part of the nicely produced Institute Distinguished Lecture Series. The one I'm featuring is geared to professionals while the other is a more accessible talk...
title Memory Map
description Interactive art installation video, with memories recorded and mapped to audio in physical space. "Memory Map is a kind an electronic dance in which spoken memories and their movement in physical space become the principal performers. It explores issues of the physical mapping of conceptual space and the use of 3-D sound which should be of interest both to the art and interface research communities."...