Date Added: December 25, 2009
Karl Deisseroth is pioneering bold new treatments for depression and other psychiatric diseases. By sending pulses of light into the brain, Deisseroth can control neural activity with remarkable precision. In this short talk, Deisseroth gives an thoughtful and awe-inspiring overview of his Stanford University lab's groundbreaking research in "optogenetics".
- Building a Circuit-Diagram for the Brain (Jennifer Raymond)
- Understanding Blindness and the Brain (Brian Wandell)
- Brain-Computer Interfaces
- Controlling the Brain with Light (Karl Deisseroth)
- Googling the Brain on a Chip (Kwabena Boahen)
- Visualizing Desire (Brian Knutson)
- Deafness: Emerging Strategies for a Cure (Stefan Heller)
In this course, Prof. Jennifer L. Raymond gives 7 video lectures on The Future of Human Health. Learn about the frontiers of human health from seven of Stanford's most innovative faculty members. Inspired by a format used at the TED Conference (http://www.ted.com), each speaker delivers a highly engaging talk in just 10-20 minutes about his or her research. Learn about Stanford's newest and most exciting discoveries in neuroscience, bioengineering, brain imaging, psychology, and more.