Brain Activity Mapping Project

George Church talked about the Brain Activity Map Project proposed by President Obama during his State of the Union address, and what the… read more

George Church talked about the Brain Activity Map Project proposed by President Obama during his State of the Union address, and what the project could mean for diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease. Mr. Church was one of six scientists who proposed new approaches for mapping the brain. Topics included challenges facing researchers, how the federal government is involved in brain research, test subject acquisition, and the potential benefits of brain mapping to both researchers and those suffering from brain-based diseases. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Brain Activity Mapping Project

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 23, 2013

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  • Feb 23, 2013 | 9:15am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 23, 2013 | 9:22am EST | C-SPAN 1
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