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This primer on optogenetics primer discusses how to manipulate neuronal populations with light at millisecond resolution and offers possible applications such as curing the blind and "playing the piano" with cortical neurons.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 59:06
Speaker: : Clay Reid

This lecture provides an overview of depression (epidemiology and course of the disorder), clinical presentation, somatic co-morbidity, and treatment options.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 37:51

Part 1 of 2 of a tutorial on statistical models for neural data

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:45:48
Speaker: : Jonathan Pillow

What is the difference between attention and consciousness? This lecture describes the scientific meaning of consciousness, journeys on the search for neural correlates of visual consciousness, and explores the possibility of consciousness in other beings and even non-biological structures.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:10:01
Speaker: : Christof Koch

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

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

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

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

Voltage-gating kinetics of sodium and potassium channels.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 19:20
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

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

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

Action potential initiation and propagation.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 23:16
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Long-range inhibitory connections in the brain, with examples from three different systems.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 19:05
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

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 will highlight our current understanding and recent developments in the field of neurodegenerative disease research, as well as the future of diagnostics and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:02:29
Speaker: : Nir Giladi

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

Spatiotemporal dynamics of the membrane potential.

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

Neurotransmitter release in the presynaptic specialization.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 21:36
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Synaptic modulation through diffusing neurotransmitters.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 23:00
Speaker: : Carl Petersen