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Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind (Video)

Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind (KIBM) researchers bridge disciplinary boundaries to further our understanding of the origins, evolution and mechanisms of human cognition, from the brain's physical and biochemical machinery to the experiences and behaviors we call the mind.

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CARTA: Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny: Introduction

Introduction to the Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind symposium. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32449]

6mins

7 Jul 2017

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CARTA: Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny: Karen Berman: From Genes to Neural Circuits to Behavior and Back Again: Neurogenetic Mechanisms in Williams Syndrome

Karen Berman of the National Institutes of Health explores how studying Williams Syndrome is revealing biological mechanisms that confer human variability. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32440]

15mins

4 Sep 2017

Rank #2

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CARTA: Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny: Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory; Acquired Savantism in Neurological Conditions;Synaesthesia: From Extraordinary Experiences to Enhanced Abilities

The human mind is one of the features that makes our species unusual, and any narrative of our origins must include explanations for how our mental facilities were generated by genetic and cultural evolutionary processes. Comparative studies with the minds of other species and direct studies of how the typical human brain creates the mind are valuable approaches. However, many useful clues can also be gleaned from studying extraordinary variations of the human mind. This Symposium brings together experts who have pursued in-depth explorations of some of these variations. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32437]

56mins

19 Jul 2017

Rank #3

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CARTA: Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny: Dan Geschwind: Our Brains: Life on a Continuum

UCLA's Daniel Geschwind explores how cognitive abilities - both extraordinary and those considered disabilities are related as part of the continuum of human behavior enabled by the evolutionary history of the human brain. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32439]

20mins

7 Jul 2017

Rank #4

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CARTA: Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Born to be Musical: What We Can Learn from Congenital Anomalies; Fragments of Genius: Mapping the Mind of a Musical Savant; The Incredible Savant Syndrome

The human mind is one of the features that makes our species unusual, and any narrative of our origins must include explanations for how our mental facilities were generated by genetic and cultural evolutionary processes. Comparative studies with the minds of other species and direct studies of how the typical human brain creates the mind are valuable approaches. However, many useful clues can also be gleaned from studying extraordinary variations of the human mind. This Symposium brings together experts who have pursued in-depth explorations of some of these variations. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32438]

57mins

26 Jul 2017

Rank #5

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The Challenge of Integration

The Salk Institute's Terry Sejnowski provides a lively exploration of the challenges inherent in understanding the complexity of the human brain from the molecular to the entire nervous system, and how new technologies and methods are allowing us to know more, as well as reveal there is much to learn. Series: "Influence of Early Experience on Adult Brain Organization and Function - Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind Symposium" [Science] [Show ID: 31767]

19mins

3 Jul 2017

Rank #6

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Early Brain Trajectories and Evolving Oscillations: Template for Mature Function?

Rutgers University's April Benasich shares research into how critical periods of language acquisition in infants has lifetime effects, and also presents opportunities for improving learning impairment. Series: "Women in Science" [Science] [Show ID: 31759]

17mins

4 Jul 2017

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CARTA: Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny: Our Brains: Life on a Continuum; From Genes to Neural Circuits to Behavior and Back Again: Neurogenetic Mechanisms in Williams Syndrome; Language at the Extremes

The human mind is one of the features that makes our species unusual, and any narrative of our origins must include explanations for how our mental facilities were generated by genetic and cultural evolutionary processes. Comparative studies with the minds of other species and direct studies of how the typical human brain creates the mind are valuable approaches. However, many useful clues can also be gleaned from studying extraordinary variations of the human mind. This Symposium brings together experts who have pursued in-depth explorations of some of these variations. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32436]

55mins

12 Jul 2017

Rank #8

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CARTA: Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny: Adam Ockelford: Fragments of Genius: Mapping the Mind of a Musical Savant

Exploring the life of musical savant Derek Paravicini, severely developmentally disabled from complications at birth, and how understanding his condition provides evidence for the existence of musical intelligence and the roots of creativity in the human mind. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32446]

22mins

16 Oct 2017

Rank #9

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CARTA: Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny: QandA and Closing Remarks

Questions and answer session for the Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind symposium. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32448]

47mins

14 Jul 2017

Rank #10

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Synaesthesia: Enhanced Ability and Extraordinary Experiences

Imagine hearing colors and seeing sounds. Jamie Ward explores the world of synaesthesia where people possess extraordinary perceptions. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32810]

2mins

22 Aug 2017

Rank #11

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Tracing the Path from Spontaneous Mutation to Neurobiology in Autism Spectrum Disorders

UC San Francisco's Matthew State provides a fascinating account of how the explosion of access to genetic information has led to a much deeper understanding of Autism and the possibility of developing interventions to treat Autism and other impairments such as Schizophrenia and Epilepsy. Series: "Influence of Early Experience on Adult Brain Organization and Function - Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind Symposium" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 31766]

18mins

11 May 2017

Rank #12

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The Neurobiology of the Parental Brain

From mice to primates to humans, Harvard University's Catherine Dulac provides a fascinating account of research that reveals the specific factors in the brain that govern parenting behavior that are shared by all mammals. Series: "Women in Science" [Science] [Show ID: 31761]

19mins

4 Sep 2017

Rank #13

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Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind: Imaging the Brain from Molecules to Circuits and Beyond - Erik Jorgensen

Erik Jorgensen discusses breakthroughs in imaging the process of chemical signaling that occurs at synapses. Series: "Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind" [Science] [Show ID: 33288]

20mins

24 Jan 2019

Rank #14

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CARTA: Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny: Jamie Ward: Synaesthesia: From Extraordinary Experiences to Enhanced Abilities

Jamie Ward examines the relationship between autism and synaesthesia, and the characteristics shared by these two cognitive anomalies. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32444]

18mins

21 Jan 2019

Rank #15

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CARTA: Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny: Bruce Miller: Acquired Savantism in Neurological Conditions

Bruce Miller describes insights that can be gained about the human brain from patients who develop artistic abilities as neurodegenerative diseases emerge and progress. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [Science] [Show ID: 32443]

17mins

24 Dec 2018

Rank #16

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Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind: Imaging the Brain from Molecules to Circuits and Beyond - Mark Ellisman

Mark Ellisman discusses advances in state-of-the-art brain imaging and the secrets they are revealing. Series: "Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind" [Science] [Show ID: 33284]

16mins

24 Oct 2018

Rank #17

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Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind: Imaging the Brain from Molecules to Circuits and Beyond - Phillip Keller

Phillip Keller discusses breakthroughs in high-resolution imaging and its implications in understanding the brain. Series: "Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind" [Science] [Show ID: 33289]

19mins

7 Oct 2018

Rank #18

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Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind: Imaging the Brain from Molecules to Circuits and Beyond - Harald Hess

Harald Hess discusses using the fly brain is helping to understand the circuitry of the brain. Series: "Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind" [Science] [Show ID: 33287]

19mins

16 Feb 2018

Rank #19

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Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind: Imaging the Brain: From Molecules to Circuits and Beyond - Mark Ellisman Na Ji Alipasha Vaziri

State-of-the-art imaging at the molecular, cellular, circuit, and whole animal scales in rodents and primates are discussed in this symposium, while addressing the challenges of bridging spatial and temporal scales. Series: "Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind" [Science] [Show ID: 33281]

58mins

14 Feb 2018

Rank #20