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Live Colloquium Webcast

title The BC Mental Health and Addictions Research Network 2009 Research Colloquium
description Live webcast all day Thursday March 5 (begins 9:00 am PST). Scheduled lectures: Professor Peter Beresford (Brunel University, London, UK): New directions in service user engagement in research, Dr. Chris Lalonde (UVic): The influence of cultural continuity on youth health trajectories, Dr. Erin Michalak (UBC): Collaborative research on psychosocial issues...
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Video of the Year 2008

2008 was another year of huge growth in online video of all kinds. User-generated, institutional, events coverage, films, pubcasts and supplements, and anti-TV as well as some broadcast television (remember it?). It gets harder to keep up with and sort through the volume but with this narrow a niche, Channel N is doing fine. Here's what I really liked in 2008.

Funny - The
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title Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury: Current Issues
description "…issues related to diagnosing PTSD in individuals with mild to moderate TBI, prevalence estimates and treatment strategies." Some technical glitches and...
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Neuroethical Decisions

title Decisions, Responsibility and the Brain
description 12th annual lecture, for a general audience, features a MacArthur prize-winning neurophilosopher on new questions of ethics, law and free will that accompany neuroscientific discoveries (especially concerning impulse control). "Understanding how the brain works is essential to understanding the mind," says Churchland. "Questions concerning what free choice really amounts to have long been at the center of philosophical reflection. New discoveries, especially...
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Drug Harm Scale


title Britain's Most Dangerous Drug
description London's Dana Centre Science Cafe hosted a webcast discussion after a BBC Horizon screening of Is alcohol worse than ecstacy? Psychopharmacologist David Nutt was lead author on a controversial study in The Lancet* comparing the harms of substances of abuse. He and psychologist Theodora Duka join facilitator Hugh Whittall to...
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Explaining Memory

[Comic by Doonesbury]

title Neurobiology of Memory: How Do We Acquire, Consolidate and Recall Memory
description "In labs around the world, mice learn to navigate complex mazes, locate chocolaty rewards, and after an interval, run the mazes again with maximum efficiency, swiftly collecting all the sweets. But in Susumu Tonegawa’s lab, the mutant mice he has created cannot perform these tasks. Tonegawa 'knocks out' a gene that impairs a specific...
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Managing Forgetting

title Managing Forgetfulness & Aging Successfully
description Webcast public forum and discussion on "disorders of the aging brain, strategies to help improve memory, and how to age successfully." Features the expertise of three doctors from the University of British Columbia's Brain Research Centre. Accompanied by background info and a resource guide for consumers. Great production, I hope we see more neuro webcasts from the Centre.
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Common Sense Modeling

[image is the logo of Dr. Forbus' Qualitative Reasoning Group at Northwestern University]

title Qualitative modeling of common sense understanding
description Interactive virtual colloquium on cognitive modeling.
producer Cognitive Science Society
featuring Ken Forbus
format Flash interactive (without a pause button)
date 09/12/02
length in slide/audio segments, total approx 01:30:00

Tags: webcast brain
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