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What constitutes "the inner me"? (Horizon)

Broadcaster: BBC2

Year: 2009

Genre: Documentary

URL: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/clip/101258

Fascinating insights have emerged from recent studies of the brain. This episode of Horizon, first transmitted in 2009, is quite old now. 58 more words

Bioethics

Living deliberately: Avoiding the Brain Drain. — A Single Point of Focus

Out of sight is out of mind. Proverb often quoted by my granny. Human ingenuity seems to reach new heights every year. We invent, and then develop wonderful technology to aid us in our lives.

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Neuroscience

The Neuroscience of Speech and Language

Speech, language, and music are defining characteristics of humans. Recent advances in neuroimaging have allowed researchers to examine brain activity during speech and language tasks, revealing the complexity of these processes. 204 more words

Neuroscience

Scientists discover a sixth sense on the tongue—for water

By Emily Underwood

Viewed under a microscope, your tongue is an alien landscape, studded by fringed and bumpy buds that sense five basic tastes: salty, sour, sweet, bitter, and umami. 696 more words

Science Pun Episode #2: Neurons

Hello and welcome science nerds, technophiles, and everyone else to Science Pun Episode #2! If you would like to see my previous episode about Electromagnetic Radiation, click… 670 more words

Science Pun Episode

Life is not beautiful, if there is no human

They say life is beautiful. I ask – are you sure? Say all the humans suddenly disappear from the face of earth. Will “life” still remain beautiful? 884 more words

Society

Psychopathy, qu'est-ce que c'est

Psychopathy, qu’est-ce que c’est

A thought experiment

Imagine that you are a respected scientist trying to better understand psychopathy.  What might be different in the brain of a psychopath?   1,517 more words