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Brain-Machine Interfaces: Converting Thoughts Into Action

Mié, 09/27/2017 - 01:00
Far from science fiction, brain-machine interfaces present a glimpse of the future of technologies powered by thought.

The Blood Brain Barrier

Jue, 09/21/2017 - 01:00
This video explains the components of the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB), and the importance of the BBB to the brain's health. It also explains the complications the BBB causes when treating illnesses of the brain.

Gender and the Brain

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 01:00
Today, individuals are challenging the traditional gender binary and expressions of gender identity. Neuroimaging studies are shedding light on the brain differences between trans- and cis-gender individuals.

Binocular Rivalry—Competition, Connection, and Consciousness

Jue, 09/14/2017 - 01:00
Your brain combines information from each eye to form a single picture of the world. But what happens when each eye sees something different? This video explains this phenomenon, called binocular rivalry, and how it is applied in various fields of research.

What Are Optogenetics?

Mar, 08/29/2017 - 01:00
Optogenetics let scientists literally control the brain, by controlling the signaling of individual neurons.

Without Your Cerebellum

Mar, 08/29/2017 - 01:00
Taylor Joel Woodward, a post-baccalaureate research assistant at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Connecting the Dots

Mar, 08/29/2017 - 01:00
This video takes a closer look at how grid cells and place cells in our brain give us a sense of where we are in space, and where we need to go.