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This special “mini-course” features 7 inspiring stories about the frontiers of human health from seven of Stanford's most innovative faculty members. Borrowing from a format used at the TED Conference, each speaker delivers a highly engaging talk in just 10-20 minutes about his or her research. Learn about Stanford's newest and most exciting discoveries in neuroscience, bioengineering, brain imaging, psychology, and more.

The Future of Human Health: 7 Very Short Talks That Will Blow Your Mind Stanford

    • Medicina
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This special “mini-course” features 7 inspiring stories about the frontiers of human health from seven of Stanford's most innovative faculty members. Borrowing from a format used at the TED Conference, each speaker delivers a highly engaging talk in just 10-20 minutes about his or her research. Learn about Stanford's newest and most exciting discoveries in neuroscience, bioengineering, brain imaging, psychology, and more.

    • video
    Building a Circuit-Diagram for the Brain

    Building a Circuit-Diagram for the Brain

    Jennifer Raymond (Stanford University) is building a "wiring diagram" for the brain. (October 11, 2008)

    • 12 min
    • video
    Giving Sight to the Blind

    Giving Sight to the Blind

    Professor Brian Wandell tells the inspirational story of Mike May, the world-record holder for blind downhill skiing. (October 11, 2008)

    • 11 min
    • video
    Brain-Computer Interfaces

    Brain-Computer Interfaces

    Krishna Shenoy is creating "brain-computer interfaces" that will enable paralyzed patients to control prosthetic arms and computer cursors. (October 11, 2008)

    • 14 min
    • video
    Engineering New Treatments for Psychiatric Disease

    Engineering New Treatments for Psychiatric Disease

    Karl Deisseroth is pioneering bold new treatments for depression and other psychiatric diseases. By sending pulses of light into the brain, Deisseroth can control neural activity with remarkable precision. (October 11, 2008)

    • 18 min
    • video
    Googling the Brain on a Chip

    Googling the Brain on a Chip

    Kwabena Boahen is using the human brain as the blueprint for designing radically more powerful and energy-efficient computers. (October 11, 2008)

    • 8 min
    • video
    Visualizing Desire

    Visualizing Desire

    Stanford University's Brian Knutson is unraveling the mysteries of human desire with state-of-the-art medical imaging. Knutson's research sheds new light on how individuals make complex financial. (October 11, 2008)

    • 12 min

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