– Hi everyone. I’m Priya Natarajan; I am the current director of the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities, and I would like to give a warm welcome to our first talk of the academic year. Our talk today is part of the continuing series on mapping and knowing,… Continue Reading Mapping the Frontier between Man and Machine

The Workshop on the Dynamic Brain is a… joint program between UW and the Allen Institute… where we’re taking students from across the country… to teach them about computational neuroscience techniques… and then have them work on a project… that hopefully has some kind of scientific meaning, but also uses… Continue Reading Brain Waves: Summer camp for neuroscientists

(gentle music) – [Narrator] All animals need to know and communicate with their own. So evolution has developed, in every brain, the ways we all recognize and socialize with each other. But while other brains are social, no other brain is as social or can do what the human brain… Continue Reading Searching for Autism in our Social Brain

– [Announcer] Welcome to the Brain Coffee Podcast. Where Doctors Eric Leuthardt and Albert Kim unlock life’s little mysteries about health, wellness, entertainment, technology, and how the brain makes sense of it all. Sit back, relax, and open up your mind. – It’s a real pleasure to have today with… Continue Reading Brain Coffee Video Podcast Episode 20 – Brain Development Part 1: Sculpting the Messy Blob

Hi, I’m Dr. Hackie Reitman, welcome to another episode of Exploring Different Brains. Today we have coming to us all the way from California, where she’s at Stanford University of all places doing amazing autism research, Karen Parker, welcome! How are you Dr. Parker? Thank you, it’s a pleasure to… Continue Reading The Neurobiology of Socialization, with Stanford University’s Dr. Karen Parker | EDB 189

– I think the biggest misconception within the autistic community is that it’s a monolith. That it’s a community in which there are no social skills, there are no communication skills. (uplifting piano music) This is unbelievably frustrating for somebody who has the potential and yet is not getting an… Continue Reading Can People with Autism Help Create Next-Generation AI?

“Hi, my name is Milo.” Brand new technology. “It’s nice to see you again.” The therapy is done through Milo essentially. “Sometimes my friend might say ‘hi’.” This little boy’s coming out of his shell and just loves it. He’s a small, human-like droid named ‘Milo’. And he has kids… Continue Reading Humanoid Robot, Milo on Today Tonight

>>ROCCO: The dog doesn’t let me go on the swing because whenever I do, he’ll, um, start barking.>>ROCCO’S MOM: Rocco was diagnosed at age 3 with autism and he…*laughs*.>>DR. SCASSELLATI: Autism spectrum disorder is a spectrum. But one of the things that you see across the spectrum is a difficulty… Continue Reading Yale Study: Robots Help Children with ASD Improve Their Social Skills

So, my name is Ricardo Dolmetsch and I’m the Global Head of Neuroscience at Novartis. And today I’m going to tell you something about the efforts that we’ve been making to try to develop new drugs for diseases of the central nervous system. Before I start, I should tell you… Continue Reading Bench to Bedside: Drug Discovery in Neuroscience – Ricardo Dolmetsch