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Add free, open Brain and Cognitive Sciences subjects Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Basic Behavioral Neurology UPenn non-degree Roy Hamilton, MD Browser Start anytime English
Brain and Cognitive Science Courses MIT OCW non-degree Browser Start anytime English
Brain Structure and Its Origins MIT non-degree Prof. Gerald Schneider Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience MIT non-degree Prof. Susan Carey, Prof. Rebecca Saxe Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Drugs and the Brain MIT non-degree Zak Fallows Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Infant and Early Childhood Cognition MIT non-degree Prof. Laura Schulz Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Introduction to Neuroanatomy MIT non-degree Prof. Chris Moore Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate, Translated Versions: 繁體字, 简体字
Laboratory in Visual Cognition MIT non-degree Prof. Aude Oliva Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
Music Perception and Cognition MIT non-degree Dr. Peter Cariani Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Philosophical Issues in Brain Science MIT non-degree Prof. Pawan Sinha, Prof. Alex Byrne Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Sensation And Perception MIT non-degree Dr. Benjamin Balas Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Sensory Systems MIT OCW non-degree Prof. Peter H. Schiller, Prof. M. Christian Brown Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Systems Neuroscience Lab MIT non-degree Prof. James DiCarlo, Prof. Kay Tye Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

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Newsome, Bill. 2014. Stanford Open Office Hours: William Newsome. (How do we learn and remember? What technologies might allow us to peer into the brain and even manipulate its function? How could a deeper understanding of the brain influence public policy, education and the law? In this session of Open Office Hours, William Newsome, professor of neurobiology and director of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute, discusses the big questions that brain researchers are still trying to answer). October 9. Stanford Youtube channel.

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Harvard University. 2014. A new technique for observing neural activity will allow scientists to stimulate neurons and observe their firing pattern in real time. Cambridge, MA:

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Talbot, Christopher and Luke Kidney. 2012. WebGL Neuroanatomy Atlas. (This is an interactive 3D atlas that allows you to explore brain stem and spinal cord neuroanatomy).

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Augmented cognition. 2014. Augmented cognition.

Carey, Benedict. 2008. H. M., an Unforgettable Amnesiac, Dies at 82. December 4. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Carey, Benedict. 2011. Memory Implant Gives Rats Sharper Recollection. June 17. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Davis, Jake H., and David R. Vago. 2013. Can enlightenment be traced to specific neural correlates, cognition, or behavior? No, and (a qualified) Yes.

Eng, James. 2014. Medical First: 3-D Printed Skull Successfully Implanted in Woman.

Finn, Amy S., Margaret A. Sheridan, Carla L. Hudson Kam, Stephen Hinshaw, and Mark D’Esposito. 2013. Longitudinal Evidence for Functional Specialization of the Neural Circuit Supporting Working Memory in the Human Brain. San Francisco, CA:

Gurkan, U. A., Fan, Y., Xu, F., Erkmen, B., Urkac, E. S., Parlakgul, G., Bernstein, J., Xing, W.*, Boyden, E. S.*, Demirci, U.* (* co-corresponding authors). 2013. Simple precision creation of digitally specified, spatially heterogeneous, engineered tissue architectures. 25(8):1192-1198. Advanced Materials.

Knight, Helen. 2013. The brains behind research on the brain: Mehmet Fatih Yanik develops tools to answer some of the central questions in neuroscience. Cambridge, MA: MIT News correspondent.

MacLeod, Scott. 2015. Brain: How did language evolved say between 200,000 years ago and 2 million years ago? "Indexicality" (Deacon)?, Explore the history of the origin or language with brain and cognitive science with the brain itself as evidence, The brain and bodymind itself, which after much further understanding, may well become evidence itself - "inside" of us, How too will Computational Linguistics help us understand further some of these questions?. June 11. Portland, OR: .

Markoff, John. 2013. Obama Seeking to Boost Study of Human Brain. February 17. New York, NY: The New York Times.

McGreevey, Sue. 2012. Meditation’s positive residual effects: Imaging finds different forms of meditation may affect brain structure. November 13, Cambridge, MA: HarvardScience.

Miller L, Bansal R, Wickramaratne P, Hao X, Tenke CE, Weissman MM, Peterson BS. 2014. Neuroanatomical correlates of religiosity and spirituality: a study in adults at high and low familial risk for depression. Feb;71(2):128-35. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.3067. JAMA Psychiatry.

Mossman, Kate. 2015. The man with two brains: inside the strange mind of Nile Rodgers: Nile Rodgers is responsible for $2bn worth of hits – with Chic, Madonna, David Bowie – but he can’t switch off the noise in his head.. June 4. .

MrSeb. 2011. MIT Creates Chip to Model Synapses. November 16.

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Regalado, Antonio. 2014. Military Funds Brain-Computer Interfaces to Control Feelings: A $70 million program will try to develop brain implants able to regulate emotions in the mentally ill. May 29. Cambridge, MA:

Remondes, Miguel and Matthew A. Wilson. 2014. Cingulate-Hippocampus Coherenceand Trajectory Codingin a Sequential Choice Task. Cambridge, MA: The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Remondes, Miguel and Eric M. Shuman. 2004. Role for a cortical input to hippocampal area CA1 in the consolidation of a long-term memory. Pasadena, CA: .

Research Reveals Exactly How the Human Brain Adapts to Injury. 2013. Research Reveals Exactly How the Human Brain Adapts to Injury. January 16. Science Daily.

Reuell, Peter. 2014. Parental controls: Neural drivers identified in research on mice. (Harvard Professor Dulac). May 15. Cambridge, MA:

Reuell, Peter. 2012. Sniff mechanics: Research explores how odors are processed in the brain. December 20. Cambridge, MA:

Reuell, Peter. 2014. Viewing how neurons work: New tool allows researchers to stimulate them and observe their signals in real time. July 15. Cambridge, MA:

Reynolds, Gretchen. 2015. One Twin Exercises, the Other Doesn’t. MARCH 4. New York, NY: .

Roast, Roger. 2011. Localizing Language In the Brain. August 31.

Sariñana, Joshua, Takashi Kitamura, Patrik Künzler, Lisa Sultzman, and Susumu Tonegawa. 2014. Differential roles of the dopamine 1-class receptors, D1R and D5R, in hippocampal dependent memory. Cambridge, MA:


Sharot, Tali, Tamara Shiner, Annemarie C. Brown, Judy Fan, and Raymond J. Dolan. 2009. Dopamine Enhances Expectationof Pleasure in Humans. Current Biology.

Slaby, Jan and Shaun Gallagher. 2014. Critical Neuroscience and Socially Extended Minds. .

Smith, Karen E., Eric C. Porges, Greg J. Norman, Jessica J. Connelly and Jean Decety. 2013. Oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene variation predicts empathic concern and autonomic arousal while perceiving harm to others. Social Neuroscience.

Soulskill. 2011. Controlling Monkey Brains and Behavior With Light. July 28.

Soulskill. 2011. How Technology is Changing the Brain. November 11.

Strawson, Galen. 1994. "The Hard Part of the Mind-Body Problem" 1994. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Trafton, Anne. 2014. 3 Questions: Suzanne Corkin on new study of neuroscience’s most famous patient: Preliminary analysis of H.M.’s brain tissue lays groundwork for more comprehensive studies. January 28. Cambridge, MA: MIT News Office.

Trafton, Anne. 2014. Autism as a disorder of prediction: Researchers suggest autism stems from a reduced ability to make predictions, leading to anxiety. October 7. Cambridge, MA:

Trafton, Anne. 2014. Synchronized brain waves enable rapid learning: MIT study finds neurons that hum together encode new information.. June 12. Cambridge, MA: MIT News Office.

Vago, David. 2015. Mapping modalities of self-awareness in mindfulness practice: a potential mechanism for clarifying habits of mind. (Issue: Advances in Meditation Research: Neuroscience and Clinical Applications). Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. ISSN 0077-8923 New York: ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES .

Zhang, Sarah. 2011. Brain navigation: Research team turns terabytes of image data into model of neural circuits. August 26. Cambridge, MA: The Harvard Gazette.


Trafton, Anne. 2014. Expanding our view of vision: New brain-scanning technique allows scientists to see when and where the brain processes visual information. January 26. Cambridge, MA: MIT News Office.

Trafton, Anne. 2013. Making connections in the eye: Wiring diagram of retinal neurons is first step toward mapping the human brain. August 7. Cambridge, MA: MIT News Office.

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Artificial Brain Simulation. 2012. Artificial Brain Simulation - Thalamocortical System, 3.5 Billion Synapses, 16.7 Million Neurons. Ivan Dimkovic Youtube channel.

Au, Wagner James. 2011. Brain-Computer Interface for Disabled People to Control Second Life With Thought Available Commercially Next Year. August 11. New World Notes.

Boyden, Ed with Juan Enriquez. 2011. Ed Boyden: A light switch for neurons. Monterey, CA: TED Talks.

Deisseroth, Karl. 2011. Controlling the Brain with Light (Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University). Stanford, CA:

Delude, Cathryn M. 2009. What drives brain changes in macular degeneration? MIT study sheds light on underlying neural mechanism. (MIT Professor Nancy Kanwisher). March 3. Cambridge, MA:

Hawkins, Jeff. 2013. OSCON 2013: Jeff Hawkins, "On Open Intelligence".

Kanwisher, Nancy. 2014. Nancy Kanwisher: A neural portrait of the human mind. Cambridge, MA:

Miesenboeck, Gero. 2010. Gero Miesenboeck reengineers a brain. Monterey, CA: TED Talks.

Reynolds, Gretchen. 2011. How Exercise Can Keep the Brain Fit. July 27. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Savage-Rumbaugh, Sue. 2013?What Bonobos Can Teach Us. (At Great Ape Trust, TIME 100 honoree Dr. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh studies the cognitive development of bonobos, perhaps humankind's closest relatives).

Searle, John. 2013. John Searle: Our shared condition -- consciousness. Geneva, Switzerland: TEDxCERN.

Seung, Sebastian. 2010. Sebastian Seung: I am my connectome. Monterey, CA: TED Talks.

Strittmatter, MD, Stephen. 2014. Lost in Thought: Basis for Brain Malfunction in Alzheimer's Disease. New Haven, CT: Yale University.

Wahls MD, Terry. 2011. TEDxIowaCity - Dr. Terry Wahls - Minding Your Mitochondria. (Dr. Terry Wahls learned how to properly fuel her body. Using the lessons she learned at the subcellular level, she used diet to cure her MS and get out of her wheelchair). Iowa City, IA: TEDx.

Wallisch, Pascal. 2014. The neurobiology of happiness: Pascal Wallisch at TEDxNYU. New York, NY: TEDxNYU.

What Playing A Musical Instrument Does To Your Brain. 2014. What Playing A Musical Instrument Does To Your Brain. TED Ed - .

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