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Vision of the Future (Part 1)

Vision of the Future (Part 1)

This video was recorded at MIT World Series: Nobel Laureate Speakers. What better way to inaugurate one of the world's premiere neuroscience research centers than a tour highlighting some of the field's most exciting work. Susumu Tonegawa provides not only a history and overview of the Picower Institute, but a rundown of the latest insights about memory and cognition emerging from his and colleagues' labs. Morgan Sheng has figured out how to visualize at high resolution the molecular architecture of neuronal synapses; Matthew Wilson can detect a pattern of firing neurons in the formation of spatial memories as rodents explore a new environment, and then watch these neurons firing in the same pattern as the animals sleep—suggesting a mechanism for consolidating memory; Mark Bear is delving... Show More


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tracy pellew
tracy pellew (Student)
3 years ago
video is important because it stimulates the minds of the children to grasp their attention and it is also a form of motivation.