Designing a new brain scanner (MEG)

All brain cells communicate with each other by passing tiny little electrical currents. Those electrical currents generate magnetic fields and those fields exist outside the head. So in MEG what we try to do, is measure the magnetic fields that occur outside the head that are generated by currents in your brain and by measuring those magnetic fields we can…

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The 7 Creepiest Catfish In History 👁️ | MTV Ranked

– [Max] Hello. – Hey. – [Max] Hi, I’m Max. – I’m Tracie. – Hey Tracie. (laughing) – Oh my gosh. This is so cool. (laughing) – Okay, so. – How are these moments of feeling like a complete chump? (suspenseful music) What if she stands us up? – It’s possible. – That would be something. – Is that her?…

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Your Brain on Drugs: Alcohol

Booze Alcohol, one of the most commonly used and abused drugs in the world comes in a variety of forms and does one thing quickly and well. It changes the way you feel But to what do we owe these feelings of release and freedom? How could ingestion of one simple substance so drastically change not only your actions but…

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A brain in a supercomputer | Henry Markram

Our mission is to build a detailed, realistic computer model of the human brain. And we’ve done, in the past four years, a proof of concept on a small part of the rodent brain, and with this proof of concept we are now scaling the project up to reach the human brain. Why are we doing this? There are three…

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The benefits of good posture – Murat Dalkilinç

Has anyone ever told you, “Stand up straight!” or scolded you for slouching at a family dinner? Comments like that might be annoying, but they’re not wrong. Your posture, the way you hold your body when you’re sitting or standing, is the foundation for every movement your body makes, and can determine how well your body adapts to the stresses…

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5 More Computer Viruses You Really Don’t Want to Get

Computers are incredible. By combining a few different parts, they can use electrical signals to store information, perform billions of calculations per second, and connect you with the rest of the world. But all those different components and connections are also vulnerable. If a malicious piece of code, a computer virus, gets in, it can take over your computer and…

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Quantum Computers Explained – Limits of Human Technology

Quantum Computers Explained – Limits of Human Technology For most of our history, human technology consisted of our brains, fire, and sharp sticks. While fire and sharp sticks became power plants and nuclear weapons, the biggest upgrade has happened to our brains. Since the 1960’s, the power of our brain machines has kept growing exponentially, allowing computers to get smaller…

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5 of the Worst Computer Viruses Ever

This episode of SciShow might make you a little paranoid about computer viruses and internet security. But that’s probably a good thing. When we talk about a computer virus, we usually mean any kind of code that’s designed to do harm and spread itself to more computers. They’re created by malicious programmers who might want to use your computer to…

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Dr Michael Sinclair, Psychologist – The Psychology of Google Glass, BBC News

so let's stay with that how will they change the way we interact for more on the psychology behind the technology I'm joined from Newcastle by professor Pam Briggs who specializes in social psychology and internet-based communications and here with me in the studio dr. Michael Sinclair a consultant counseling psychologist from city psychology group both of you welcome thank…

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