Gabriel Kreiman: Neurons and Models

Gabriel Kreiman: Neurons and Models

Date Posted: 

June 2, 2014

Date Recorded: 

June 2, 2014

CBMM Speaker(s): 

  • All Captioned Videos
  • Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2014

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Description: 

Topics: General features of brain-based computations, brain anatomy, structure of neurons, equivalent electrical circuit, synapses, single neuron models at multiple resolutions, integrate-and-fire model, Hodgkin-Huxley model; empirical methods used to study the brain at different spatial and temporal scales, lesion studies, visual illusions; brief overview of the CBMM research thrust on Circuits for Intelligence: face processing (Freiwald), interrogating neural circuits in the human brain (Kreiman), modulation of neural activity with light (Boyden/Desimone), electrode arrays (Boyden), and activity of neural ensembles (Desimone, Poggio, Wilson)

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