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Eric Kandel

Eric Kandel appears in the following:

Mapping the Brain

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Dr. Eric Kandel, Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science and co-director of the Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses the federal brain mapping project that President Obama announced this month, aimed at understanding problems like  epilepsy, autism, and Alzheimer's disease. He’ll explain the challenges of brain research and discuss whether this project will advance brain science.

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The Age of Insight

Monday, April 02, 2012

Nobel Prize-winner Eric Kandel traces the ideas and advances made by the intellectual pioneers in Vienna in 1900–Freud, Schnitzler, Klimt, Kokoschka, and Schiele. His new book The Age of Insight places these five innovators in the context of today’s cutting-edge science, and gives us a new understanding of modernist art and a foundation for future work in neuroscience and the humanities.

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Diagnosis

Monday, December 29, 2008

Humans love to solve problems. This hour, Diagnosis -- our attempt to find out what's wrong, and give it a label.

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