The path to understanding the brain: Henry Markram at TEDxCHUV

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Capa Girl I’d like to tell you about the Human Brain Project, which is basically a CERN for brain research, to accelerate our understanding of the human brain. You have witnessed, I think, a very good example of the passion, Gregoire, the hope, and the progress of understanding the human brain, in lots of different forms.…

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Mental Health: Let’s talk (2018)

so I was invited to judge a competition on creative arts so it was visual media and music and I was there for the visual media part and one of the things that really kind of stood out to me was that three of the movies I was watching by these students were on mental health awareness hey everybody welcome…

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Why Are Some People Left-Handed?

[MUSIC] [MUSIC] Evolution spent nearly 400 million years crafting these works of art, two of the most important pieces of the human evolutionary puzzle. Yet 99% of us end up being good with one hand and not the other, for common tasks like writing, high-fiving, and the all-important one-handed texting. Even life itself seems to have chosen sides: our amino…

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Here’s Who Really Caused the Great Recession

11 years ago, the world saw the most serious economic collapse since the Great Depression. The waves of this collapse went around the world, touching every continent and every country. Then, when all was said and done, the finger pointing began to see who was to blame and who should pay the price for this crash. In this video, we’ll…

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What happens in your brain when you taste food | Camilla Arndal Andersen

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta So I had this very interesting experience five years ago. You know, me and my husband, we were out grocery shopping, as we do every other day, but this time, we found this fancy, you know, I’m talking fair-trade, I’m talking organic, I’m talking Kenyan, single-origin coffee that we splurged and got. And that…

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Working with carers, friends and families of people in secure mental health services – Part 1

>>Voice over: This film promotes best practice when working with carers, friends and families of people in secure mental health services. Carers, friends and families of people in secure settings are faced with the most unexpected of circumstances. Many people would have had to deal with the police, courts and many other agencies before arriving in secure mental health services.…

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Building a Computer Like Your Brain

The human brain is the most powerful supercomputer in the world. All right, let’s see this electrical headquarters of yours in operation. It helps us navigate our environment by carrying out about one thousand trillion logical operations per second. It’s compact, uses less power than a lightbulb and has potentially endless storage. The human brain is really one of the…

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Record Linkage and Data Integration for Maternal and Child Health Research

Dr. Linares: Good afternoon. My name is Dr. Deborah Linares. I serve as a health scientist and project officer in the Division of Research within the office of Epidemiology and Research at the Maternal and Child Health Bureau Health Resources and Services Administration. The Division of Research provides ongoing support for maternal child health, or MCH, extramural research activity, including…

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