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Sebastian Seung:
I am my connectome

TEDGlobal 2010 · 19:25 · Filmed Jul 2010

Sebastian Seung is mapping a massively ambitious new model of the brain that focuses on the connections between each neuron. He calls it our "connectome," and it's as individual as our genome — and understanding it could open a new way to understand our brains and our minds.

Computational neuroscientist
Sebastian Seung is a leader in the new field of connectomics, currently the hottest space in neuroscience, which studies, in once-impossible detail, the wiring of the brain. Full bio