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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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. ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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