Jeremy Nathans: One Second in Your Brain

Level: Introductory Speaker: Jeremy Nathans Length: 36:35 min
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Recorded: 2011


What happens inside your head when you are asked "What is the sum of three plus two?" Nathans gives us a fascinating description of all of the events that must occur when you answer this question, from detecting the sounds and decoding their meaning, to calculating the answer, to directing the muscles that control speech. It is an account sure to leave you in awe of the complexity and power of the human brain.

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