May 30, 2008

Braincast 005 - A short History of Brain Science

The brain once was a cooling system and a soul organ. It consisted of cavities and gear wheels. Today we know better for we screen even the tiniest structures. Here a brief (historical) summary of models and methods.

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This is - as soon as Google has finished – the video with Dr. Helmut Wicht, rewarded lecturer at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universit├Ąt of Frankfurt, and me, dissecting a brain. So this is what it really looks like. It´s not translated yet, but ... isn´t a picture worth a thousand words ...

Our look into the history of neuroscience starts on the piano with Rob Costlow and Reflections, becomes more technical with Project M and Love´s labour and finishes very easy with the Cool Rhythm of Brian Butler.

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