Brain Fitness and Neuroscience Series

Lectures curated around the Brain Fitness Trilogy that looks at the frontiers of brain neuroscience and plasticity. Hosted by actor Peter Coyote, this program explores how the brain is basically an organ that is built to change. Given the right set of circumstances, the right exercises and the right “mindful” hard work, what the brain can learn and do is truly amazing. It reveals the impact of virtual reality in changing memories and dealing with pain, and the ability of the brain to interface with mechanical and electronic instruments in such a way that the brain can control them without any interface by the human body. With interviews at Case Western University in Cleveland, Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Columbia University in New York, MIT and Harvard in Boston and The Universities of California at Berkeley and San Francisco we take our audience into the laboratories to see some of the most exciting neurological experimentation and implementation yet seen. Related Programs: NPR: Aging Brains Can Benefit from ‘Training’ NPR: Study Links Elderly Activity, Mental Fitness PBS NewsHour: Fit for Life

Lectures curated around the Brain Fitness Trilogy that looks at the frontiers of brain neuroscience and plasticity. Hosted by actor Peter Coyote, this program explores how the brain is basically an organ that is built to change. Given the right set of circumstances, the right exercises and the right “mindful” hard work, what the brain can learn and do is truly amazing. It reveals the impact of virtual reality in changing memories and dealing with pain, and the ability of the brain to interface with mechanical and electronic instruments in such a way that the brain can control them without any interface by the human body. With interviews at Case Western University in Cleveland, Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Columbia University in New York, MIT and Harvard in Boston and The Universities of California at Berkeley and San Francisco we take our audience into the laboratories to see some of the most exciting neurological experimentation and implementation yet seen. Related Programs: NPR: Aging Brains Can Benefit from ‘Training’ NPR: Study Links Elderly Activity, Mental Fitness PBS NewsHour: Fit for Life