The tenth segment of the Charlie Rose Brain Series is now available for viewing. We've posted previously about this series, which features top neuroscientists discussing major concepts in their fields. Co-hosted by Charlie Rose and Dr. Eric Kandel, the Brain Series is a fantastic introduction to the field of neuroscience that can be enjoyed by scientists and non-scientists alike. In this most recent installment, entitled The Disordered Brain, Rose and Kandel are joined by John Donoghue of Brown University, Mahlon Delong of Emory University, Nancy Bonini of the University of Pennsylvania, John Krakauer of Columbia University. Together, they discuss neurological disorders, including Huntington's disease, Parkinson's Disease, stroke, and spinal cord injury, covering current research both on the neurological bases of these diseases and palliative/curative treatments. As with other segments, Dr. Kandel kicks off the episode with a brief introduction to neurological disorders, discussing the historical research conducted by Broca and Wernicke, as well as the research conducted by the guest panelists.
Previous segments in the Charlie Rose Brain Series can be viewed online at the official website of the Charlie Rose show. Additionally, each segment webpage features a comment section, where viewers can discuss the topics featured in the episode.