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Archives for November, 2006


Stress-related neurodegeneration

title Stress, Neurodegeneration and Individual Differences
description "The Grass Traveling Scientist Program presents Dr. Robert M. Sapolsky of Stanford University's Dept. of Biological Sciences in a seminar sponsored by the Dept. of VCAPP and the Northern Rocky Mtn. Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience." At Washington State University. Entertaining speaker, interesting subject.
producer The Grass Traveling Scientist Program
featuring Dr. Robert...
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Big Mistakes, Big Decisions

title The Psychology of Large Mistakes and Important Decisions
description Nobel Laureate Professor Daniel Kahneman is the guest speaker at the Seventh Annual Oscar Van Leer Lecture, speaking on decision analysis and the psychology behind mistakes and decisions.
producer The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute
featuring Prof. Daniel Kahneman
format embedded WMV
date 07/09/2003
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Sci-art chat

title Sci-art
description The BA Festival of Science Live Online 2005 interviews sci-art pioneer Mark Lythgoe, featured earlier at Channel N for Mapping Perception. "As a neurophysiologist and lecturer in Radiology and Physics and the Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital, Mark Lythgoe uses fMRI on a regular basis. He is also particularly interested in communicating science to...
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Computational brain modeling

Image is not from the lecture.

title Neurogrid: Emulating a million neurons in the cortex
description Lecture on 3D computer simulations and models of the human brain. Part of an archived series of videos capturing lectures on brain imaging for a more general audience, before the technical talks at the Multi-level Brain Modeling Workshop, UCSD, 2006.
producer The Sloan/Swartz...
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Golden Gate Bridge

title The Bridge of Death
description News report on Golden Gate Bridge suicides, the film The Bridge, and the issue of building a barrier. Includes an interview with one of the rare jump survivors. Bonus: 30 second PSA (WMV) for the US Suicide Prevention Hotline.
producer ABC's 20/20 In Touch
featuring Eric Steel, Kevin Hines
format embedded
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