V. S. Ramachandran - The Neurons That Shaped CivilizationStreaming Video - 2012
Neuroscientist V. S. Ramachandran is a mesmerizing speaker, able to concretely and simply describe the most complicated inner workings of the brain. Over the course of this TEDTalk, he outlines the fascinating functions of mirror neurons - cells that allow us to learn complex social behaviors. "The imitation of complex skills is what we call culture and is the basis of civilization," says Ramachandran.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2010
Branch Call Number: EVIDEO ACCESSVID
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (8 min.)) : sound, color
Language Note: Closed-captioned