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TEDxHendrixCollege - Carl Schoonover - Portraits of the Mind

Carl Schoonover's talk at TEDxHendrixCollege took the audience on a visually stunning journey through the history of neuroscience, showcasing the gorgeous results of the various methods that have been used to study the brain from antiquity through the 21st century.Carl Schoonover is a neuroscience PhD candidate and National Science Foundation graduate fellow at Columbia University, and the author of Portraits of the Mind. He has written for The Huffington Post, Scientific American, Design Observer, Science Magazine, Le Figaro, Commentaire, Boing Boing and LiveScience, and cofounded NeuWrite, a collaborative working group for scientists, writers, and those in between. He hosts a radio show on WKCR 89.9FM, which focuses on opera, classical music, and their relationship to the brain.About TEDx, x = independently organized eventIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
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