The recent episode of Charlie Rose: The BRAIN Initiative features a panel of experts at the forefront of the latest discoveries of the brain. The panel includes: Thomas Insel of the National Institute of Mental Health, Story Landis of the National Institute of Health, Cornelia Bargmann of Rockefeller University and William Newsome of Stanford University. At the head of the discussion is Eric Kandel of Columbia University. He stated we are 15-100 years from coming close to understanding the dynamics and intricacies of the brain.
The panel discusses recent technological advances that allow experts of the brain to better unfold the complexities of the brain. They analyze brain scans to learn about the mind. Midway through the discussion, Charlie poses a fundamentally crucial and significant addition to the discussion worthy of notable discovery: