Tag: neuroscience

How to Learn While You Sleep

[INTRO ♪] We’ve probably all done this at some point in our lives: it’s the night before a big exam, and … you haven’t started studying yet. You’ll just have to cram as much information as possible into your brain in one night and hope you remember it tomorrow. Wouldn’t it be nice if you

4 Psychology Myths You Probably Thought Were True

You’ve probably heard someone say that listening to Mozart makes you smarter or that they have a photographic memory. But… that’s just not the case. Using the power of scientific research, let’s bust… some popular misconceptions about intelligence, memory and your brain. If somebody tells you “listening to classical music makes you smarter” tell them

Andre Fenton (NYU) 1: Reconstructing memory

My name is Andre Fenton. I’m a professor of Neuroscience at New York University. I also co-direct the Neural Systems and Behavior Course at Marine Biological Laboratories in Woods Hole. And I founded a company, Bio-Signal Group, that makes medical devices that helps patients and doctors handle neurological emergencies. The focus of my research program

Andre Fenton (NYU) 2: Protein Kinase M zeta promotes memory and Long-Term potentiation (LTP)

My name is Andre Fenton. I’m a professor of neural science at New York University. I also co-direct the Neural Systems and Behavior Course at Marine Biology Laboratories in Woods Hole. And I founded a company called Bio-Signal Group, and we make neurological devices that help patients and physicians manage neurological emergencies. This is Part

This Machine Can Detect Your MEMORY!

– [Narrator] Do you remember your fifth birthday? No, don’t tell me… Hop in my machine. (electronic music) Memories are odd things, and I’m not actually talking about my own childhood memory where I was chased by a chimpanzee on roller skates. I really mean that memory is mysterious. We don’t fully understand how we