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Vilayanur Ramachandran:
VS Ramachandran: De neuronen die beschaving vorm geven

TEDIndia 2009 · 7:43 · Filmed Nov 2009
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Neurowetenschapper Vilayanur Ramachandran schetst de fascinerende functies van spiegelneuronen. Deze neuronen, die pas recent ontdekt zijn, stellen ons in staat complexe sociale gedragingen aan te leren. Sommige van die gedragingen vormden de grondslag van de menselijke beschaving zoals we die nu kennen.

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Neurologist V.S. Ramachandran looks deep into the brain’s most basic mechanisms. By working with those who have very specific mental disabilities caused by brain injury or stroke, he can map functions of the mind to physical structures of the brain. Full bio

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