Human Brain Prefers Pitch

Our study is looking at the brain mechanisms that are thought to support auditory pitch perception and compares those mechanisms between old-world macaque monkeys and humans. Just to compare how the brains of these two species handle sound signals. And we discovered that the monkeys have very different mechanisms in their brains — a very different organization for handling sounds…

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Dissecting Brains

I feel terribly privileged when I’m handling human brains. This tissue is something bequested to us for research purposes and it’s an honour to be able to handle the tissue and meet that bequest. My name’s Steve Gentleman. I’m the Professor of Neuropathology at Imperial College, London and one of my jobs is to carry out the diagnostic assessment of…

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Understand the Brain with Medical Research

My name is Patrick Beukema. I’m a graduate student researcher in the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh. I study motor learning – in general, how we learn to perform exquisitely precise movements, what parts of the brain are involved in that process- For example, shooting a free throw or playing the piano, all of these are really…

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What Being a PSYCHOLOGY Research Assistant is Like! // COLLEGE

hey guys it's Olivia so today I thought it'd be fun to tell you about being a research assistant I've been a research assistant this is my fourth quarter now um I started in summer session two and I did it fall winter and now spring for a psychology lab here on campus so even though I can't tell you…

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CSHL's Fritz Henn on Depression Research

I'm pretend I'm a professor of Cold Spring Harbor but in fact I'm really a psychiatrist tues moved to do research on depression the disease that probably causes the most morbidity of anything in the world and what we're interested in is trying to understand the circuits that mediate depression in the brain and find out ways to modify those…

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