Archives for April, 2008

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TMS Neurorehab


[Image: illustration by Elena Allen/UC Berkeley]

title Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and the Rehabilitation of Spatial Cognition
description TMS used to investigate normal neural mechanisms of spatial processing and attention, use for neurorehab of attention dysfunction and spatial cognition, some limitations of TMS, and potential uses of the technology. Nice production, presented in four fifteen-minute streaming segments, or you can download or request a free DVD of the complete lecture.
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Nature Nurture


title Catalyst: Nature Nurture
description Genetic testing for behaviours; a reporter/doctor gets tested at Otago University for a possible depression gene (MAOA). Science TV production, with beautiful footage shot on a boat in New Zealand. Transcript provided.
producer Louise Heywood for ABC
featuring Drs. Jonica Newby, Richie Poulton, Kay Wilhelm, Peter Schofield
format Real Video, WMV
date 19/05/05
length 00:10:35
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PTSD Panorama

[Image by Ilona Meagher]

title PTSD: When Remembering Hurts
description Discussion of the many presentations of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), with lots of statistics and neurobiological/neuropsychiatric research. Dr. Stein is Professor of Psychiatry at UCSD and Scientific Director, Center for Stress and Mental Health, VA San Diego Health Care System. (There's also another video at Channel N with Dr. Stein, he was a guest on UCTV's Health Matters discussing Social Anxiety Disorder.)...
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Engammetron


title Math Anxiety 101
description Learning about learning: ENGAMMETRON is the work of the Educational Neuroscience Group for Research into Affect and Mentation / in Mathematics Education (ENGRAM/ME) at Simon Fraser University. Experiments combine EEG with eye tracking, heart rate, breathing rate, skin conductance, and blinking and pupillary responses. . A Canadian educational TV show profile of the lab, with excellent editing.
producer Knowledge Network
featuring Nova Ami, Stephen Campbell,...
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Errorless Learning and Aphasia


Image: album cover for Fact and Fiction by Aphasia, a Japanese all-female heavy metal band. No connection to the lecture.

title A Role for Executive Functions in Errorful and Errorless Learning: Evidence from Aphasia
description Professional presentation on errorless learning in neurorehabilitation for aphasia. View it in streaming Flash broken into three short segments, download the 45-minute presentation to watch the whole thing offline, or request a...
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Memory Mechanisms


title Mechanisms of Memory-Guided Behavior in Prefrontal Cortex, Entorhinal Cortex and Hippocampus
description A lecture on the physiological mechanisms of memory using both computational modelling of neurons and behavioural analysis, in rats. Close captioned.
producer National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
featuring Michael E. Hasselmo,
format Real Video
date 24/10/05
length 01:01:27
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Tags: brain video lecture memory
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Operant Conditioning


title Operant Conditioning
description Pioneering behavioural psychologist Skinner talking about gambling, reinforcement and free will in a short video clip from an unidentified vintage documentary on operant conditioning. For more vintage clips including the...
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Law and Neuroscience


title Science Saturday: Brains and Gavels
description Science writer (and ScienceBlogger) Carl Zimmer interviews pioneering cognitive neuroscientist Prof. Michael Gazzaniga about the Law and Neuroscience Project and issues in the field of neuroethics, in a "diavlog" (split-screen cam conversation). A few technical glitches but a good conversation, especially if you're unfamiliar with neuroethics. Some thoughtful viewer comments associated too. Watch it at regular speed, or ...
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