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Lecture on the most important concepts in software engineering

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 32:59
Speaker: : Jeff Muller
Course Name: : Introduction to information and communications technology (ICT) for non-specialists
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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
Course Name: : Building the Brain
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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
Course Name: : Building the Brain
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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
Course Name: : Building the Brain
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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The mechanisms behind changes in synaptic function created by learning.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 27:07
Speaker: : Carl Petersen
Course Name: : Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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In an overview of the structure of the mammalian neocortex, this lecture explains how the mammalian cortex is organized in a hierarchy, describing the columnar principle and canonical microcircuits

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 1:02:02
Speaker: : Clay Reid
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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The retina has 60 different types of neurons. What are their functions? This lecture explores the definition of cell types and their functions in the mammalian retina.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 1:07:19
Speaker: : Christof Koch
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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Optical imaging offers a look inside the working brain. This lecture takes a look at orientation and ocular dominance columns in the visual cortex, and shows how they can be viewed with calcium imaging.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 26:17
Speaker: : Clay Reid
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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Functional imaging has led to the discovery of a plethora of visual cortical regions. This lecture introduces functional imaging techniques and their teachings about the visual cortex.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 1:07:03
Speaker: : Clay Reid
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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This lecture explains these ideas and explores the task of characterizing neuronal response properties using information theory.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 1:01:18
Speaker: : Christof Koch
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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What is color? This lecture explores how color is "made" in the brain and variations of color perception including trichromacy, color blindness in men, tetrachromatic vision in women, and genetic engineering of color perception.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 1:11:07
Speaker: : Christof Koch
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101