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Videos tagged with neurons (11)

Monitoring Dopamine Release During Reward Learning

Monitoring Dopamine Release During ...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:48:24 | 3120 views

05/07/2009 3:30 PM 46"3002Paul Phillips, University of Washington, SeattleDescription: In the process of learning, we "sometimes make more deliberative choices, and sometimes make more visceral ones," says Paul Phillips. These are "sema...

Imaging the Human Striatum and its Modulation by Dopamine

Imaging the Human Striatum and its ...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:36:22 | 3430 views

05/07/2009 2:15 PM 46"3002Roshan Cools, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and BehaviorDescription: Researchers have known for some time that the neurotransmitter dopamine is centrally involved in learning and working memory, Roshan ...

Dendrite Morphogenesis and Channel Regulation: Implications for Mental Health and Neurological Disorders

Dendrite Morphogenesis and Channel ...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:23:00 | 7731 views

05/28/2010 4:00 PM 46"3002Lily Jan, University of California, San Francisco; Yuh"Nung Jan, University of California, San FranciscoDescription: Lily and Yuh"Nung Jan have been pioneers in the field of molecular neurobiology for more than...

Autism: What Do We Know, What Do We Need

Autism: What Do We Know, What Do We...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:15:00 | 7948 views

12/02/2009 6:00 PM 46"3002Dr. Thomas R. Insel, Director, National Institute of Mental HealthDescription: "I'll give you the 30,000 foot view of autism." Remarking that autism today, in terms of interest and funding, is like cancer was ...

Neural Basis of Drug Addiction

Neural Basis of Drug Addiction

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:49:34 | 4522 views

05/07/2009 4:15 PM 46"3002Barry Everitt, University of CambridgeDescription: How does someone move from recreational drug use to addiction? Barry Everitt's group at the University of Cambridge has been trying to break down the stages an...

Computational Models of Basal Ganglia Function

Computational Models of Basal Gangl...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:47:19 | 3112 views

05/07/2009 1:30 PM 46"3002Kenji Doya, Okinawa Institute of Science and TechnologyDescription: As a mathematical engineer, Kenji Doya approaches the goal of describing the most intricate brain mechanisms from a computational perspective. ...

What Harm Does Pathological Synchronization in Parkinson's Disease Do?

What Harm Does Pathological Synchro...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:47:04 | 2151 views

05/07/2009 11:15 AM 46"3002Peter Brown, Institute of Neurology, LondonDescription: Like tuning in a station on the FM band of a radio, neuroscientists can detect the particular frequencies of our brains in action. And just as on the rad...

Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for Movement Disorders

Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for ...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:47:14 | 4368 views

05/07/2009 10:30 AM 46"3002Andres Lozano, University of TorontoDescription: New tools are enabling neuroscientists to break therapeutic ground against daunting disorders like Parkinson's Disease (PD). Andres Lozano is one "of a small gro...

Representation of Value in the Primate Brain

Representation of Value in the Prim...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:51:56 | 3889 views

05/07/2009 9:15 AM 46"3002Paul Glimcher, New York UniversityDescription: Pigeons really like millet seed, monkeys crave juice, and humans get a kick out of winning money. While all animals don't enjoy the same rewards, Paul Glimcher has...

How the Brain Encodes Reward

How the Brain Encodes Reward

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:51:02 | 4058 views

05/07/2009 8:30 AM 46"3002Okihide Hikosaka, National Eye InstituteDescription: As Ann Graybiel puts it, "basal ganglia were dark basement structures" until Okihide Hikosaka began his classic 1980s research demonstrating how these neurona...

A normal neuron and a mutated neuron develop side by side.

A normal neuron and a mutated neuro...

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Added almost 7 years ago | 00:00:17 | 22722 views

This time lapse video shows development of a normal neuron (left) and a mutated neuron that does not express the Ena/VASP proteins. Cultured for two days, the normal one extends an axon and many dendrites, while the mutated neuron fails...