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If Brains are Computers, Who Designs the Software? With Daniel Dennett

Cognitive science sees the brain as a sort of computer, but how does education redesign these cerebral computers? Cognitive scientist, philosopher, and expert on consciousness Daniel Dennett explains. There is widespread agreement among researchers in cognitive science that a human brain is some kind of computer, but not much like the laptop. If we look at perceptual experience, and education in particular, as a process of redesigning our cerebral computers,

What would happen if you didn’t sleep?

In the United States, it’s estimated that 30 percent of adults and 66 percent of adolescents are regularly sleep-deprived. This isn’t just a minor inconvenience: staying awake can cause serious bodily harm. Claudia Aguirre shows what happens to your body and brain when you skip sleep.

How Ketosis Can Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease: Amy Berger

Amy Berger, MS, CNS discusses her discusses her comprehensive ‘low-carb’ nutrition and lifestyle strategy to fight Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss and cognitive decline. 02:16 The Alzheimer’s Brain: In a significant variant of Alzheimer’s, neurons in a certain region in the brain lose the ability to use glucose efficiently as a fuel. 03:54 Brain Fuel Metabolic Disorder: There may be a problem getting glucose into the brain or glucose in the

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Brain

The Human Brain is not solid. It’s soft and squishy similar to the consistency of soft tofu or soft gelatin. The typical brain is about 2% of a body’s weight but it consumes 20% of the total energy produced by the body.. During early pregnancy neurons develop at the rate of 250,000 neurons per minute.. There are approximately 100 billion neurons in the adult human brain.. Each neurons connects with

Top 10 Impressive Facts About The Human Brain

You will be impressed to hear the the most interesting facts about your brain! The human brain is the most complex structure in the universe and body’s most mysterious organ. Although the adult human brain weighs on average about 1.3–1.5 kg, or about 2% of total body weight, It controls all parts of the body and allows you to think, feel, move your arms and legs and it helps you

The brain is the body's most mysterious organ

Although the adult human brain weighs on average about 1.3–1.5 kg, or about 2% of total body weight, It controls all parts of the body and allows you to think, feel, move your arms and legs and it helps you stay healthy. With 100 billion cells, your brain is like a CEO of a giant corporation. Brain decides what we say and how we feel. The more we know about

Water Your Brain 1

I posted an article titled “Water and Brain Function” written by Merlin Hearn on my website. I was surprised with the number of people commenting and reading. I decided to post a new article on Water and Brain. In YouTube, I found 90 minutes video titled “Your Brain on Water” by Dr. Corinne Allen. I watched a few times and I found it very useful. I would like to share

Water Your Brain - 2

The Brain is 80% water. Optimal brain function depends on water and lots of it. Water is what keeps the brain signals going. When the quality of water is compromised the signals are short circuited. Water supports DNA and is the largest single source of energy. The brain has no way to store water and dehydration comes if all the water lost in a day is not replaced and this

4th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Science

4th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Science April 30,2017 Hacettepe, Ankara, Turkey Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary research field that seeks to understand the nature of the human mind and other minds, including artificial minds, with all its implications. The International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Science (ISBCS) invites research from all the fields that are connected to cognitive science. The individual disciplines include Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, Computer Science,

The Brain's 17 Different Structures and Their Functions

Paul Andersen explains the structures and functions of seventeen major parts of the brain in this video.  He begins with a quick discussion of brain evolution and ends with a review of the major parts presented inside the brainstem, cerebellum, thalamus, and cerebrum. “Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and in this video I’m going to talk about the brain, structure, and function. Remember! Structure is what it’s made up of. And Function