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Weakly coupled oscillators

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:26:02
Speaker: : Bard Ermentrout

Continuation of coupled oscillators

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:24:44
Speaker: : Bard Ermentrout

Firing rate models.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:26:42
Speaker: : Bard Ermentrout

Pattern generation in visual system hallucinations.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:20:42
Speaker: : Bard Ermentrout

From the retina to the superior colliculus, the lateral geniculate nucleus into primary visual cortex and beyond, this lecture gives a tour of the mammalian visual system highlighting the Nobel-prize winning discoveries of Hubel & Wiesel.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 56:31
Speaker: : Clay Reid

From Universal Turing Machines to McCulloch-Pitts and Hopfield associative memory networks, this lecture explains what is meant by computation.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 55:27
Speaker: : Christof Koch

Ion channels and the movement of ions across the cell membrane.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 25:51
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

This lecture covers computational principles that growth cones employ to detect and respond to environmental chemotactic gradients, focusing particularly on growth cone shape dynamics.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 26:12
Speaker: : Geoff Goodhill

In this lecture you will learn that in developing mouse somatosensory cortex, endogenous Btbd3 translocate to the cell nucleus in response to neuronal activity and oriented primary dendrites toward active axons in the barrel hollow.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 27:32
Speaker: : Tomomi Shimogori

In this presentation, the speaker describes some of their recent efforts to characterize the transcriptome of the developing human brain, and and introduction to the BrainSpan project.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 30:45
Speaker: : Nenad Sestan

How does the brain learn? This lecture discusses the roles of development and adult plasticity in shaping functional connectivity.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:08:45
Speaker: : Clay Reid

Introduction to the types of glial cells, homeostasis (influence of cerebral blood flow and influence on neurons), insulation and protection of axons (myelin sheath; nodes of Ranvier), microglia and reactions of the CNS to injury.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 40:32

This lecture focuses on how the immune system can target and attack the nervous system to produce autoimmune responses that may result in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis and lupus cerebritis manifested by motor, sensory, and cognitive impairments. Despite the fact that the brain is an immune-privileged site, autoreactive lymphocytes producing proinflammatory cytokines can cause active brain inflammation, leading to myelin and axonal loss.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 37:36
Speaker: : Anat Achiron

The ionic basis of the action potential, including the Hodgkin Huxley model. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:29
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Introduction to the course Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 12:20
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

The ionic basis of the action potential, including the Hodgkin Huxley model. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:29
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Introduction to the course Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 12:20
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Ion channels and the movement of ions across the cell membrane.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:08
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Spatiotemporal dynamics of the membrane potential.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 19:14
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Action potentials, and biophysics of voltage-gated ion channels.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 27:47
Speaker: : Carl Petersen