The beginning: Life started on Earth 3.5 billion years ago. Life begins with bacteria. 500million years-> Fish, 300m years->reptiles, 200m year->mammals, 200.000 years-> humans. The brain weight became gradually larger and larger. Art was created 30.000 to 60.000 years before. Language, 5.000 years before. Science, 3.000 years. So what does one need to know in order to study Neuroscience today? Psychology, Computer Science, Applied Physics & Engineering, Theory / Modeling, Neurobiology & Medicine (Watch lecture Videos 1 & 2).
Recent brain research trends
- Hildt Elisabeth, 2006. Electrodes in the brain: Some anthropological and ethical aspects of deep brain stimulation, Internation Review of Information Ethics, vol.5
- Cognition, Brain and Consciousness, Science Direct, 2010
- V. Srinivasa Chakravarthy, Demystifing the mind.
- The Eyewire Project
- Human Connectome Project
- The Connectome Mapping Toolkit
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