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InteresTED – The Brain – part two
December 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Come join us for some lunch and some fascinating discussion about the brain, its myths, its potential and its mysteries, as we watch two engaging TED talks about this most fascinating organ. Facilitated by: Tim Wood
What Happens in Your Brain When You Pay Attention? ? Mehdi Ordikhani-Seyedlar
Attention isn’t just about what we focus on — it’s also about what our brains filter out. By investigating patterns in the brain as people try to focus, computational neuroscientist Mehdi Ordikhani-Seyedlar hopes to build computer models that can be used to treat ADHD and help those who have lost the ability to communicate. Hear more about this exciting science in this brief, fascinating talk.
A Map of the Brain ? Allan Jones
How can we begin to understand the way the brain works? The same way we begin to understand a city: by making a map. In this visually stunning talk, Allan Jones shows how his team is mapping which genes are turned on in each tiny region, and how it all connects up.