Aug 3rd 2007
Futures in Biotech 20
Dr. Eric Kandel's Insights into the Science of Mind
Guest: Dr. Eric Kandel
Dr. Kandel is a Professor of Physiology and Psychiatry and the founding director of the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2000 for his work on the biological mechanisms for memory. In this episode, he explains how the mind learns and stores memory, and also shares some of his most recent findings.
Our book of the week is The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene. For your free audio book visit Audible.com/Biotech.
Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this netcast.
Also thanks to Philippe Pelletier and Will Hall for the great opening and closing themes AND Matthew McInerney for the cool FiB Desktops.