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Oscillations and bursting

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:31:57
Speaker: : Bard Ermentrout
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Weakly coupled oscillators

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:26:02
Speaker: : Bard Ermentrout
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Continuation of coupled oscillators

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:24:44
Speaker: : Bard Ermentrout
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Firing rate models.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:26:42
Speaker: : Bard Ermentrout
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Pattern generation in visual system hallucinations.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:20:42
Speaker: : Bard Ermentrout
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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
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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
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Ion channels and the movement of ions across the cell membrane.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 25:51
Speaker: : Carl Petersen
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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
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The mechanisms behind changes in synaptic function created by learning.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 27:07
Speaker: : Carl Petersen
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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