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Unformatted text preview: Frontiers of Science 2011 Darcy B. Kelley Harold Weintraub Professor Biological Sciences dbk3@columbia.edu Frontiers of Science 2011 lecture 1 Frontiers: what and why The neuroscience of language Sound and sight Representation and coding How nerve cells work Bats to neuroscience Assumptions, hallucinations Organiza t on W eekly seminar W eekly lecture C ourseworks: h T ps://courseworks.columbia.edu/ extbook : separa Courseworks si W hen, where, seminar leader, assignments, grades, review M ondays at 11, TC Audi rium, slides, podcasts I ndividual seminars; common exams, grading by seminar Mid rm: Friday, October 28, 2:30-4:00 pm Final: Sunday, December 18, 2:00-5:00 pm W eekly prepara t on: Readings Assignments erm paper; science ar t cle of your choice Field ip; AMNH ? What am I doing in Brain and language Chemistry Introductory biology Mol/cell neurobiology Devel/systems neurobiology Brain and language l Breaking the Pyramid z l Brain and language z Frontiers Darcy Kelley Virginia Cornish Emlyn Hughes Paul Olsen ScienDfc Habits oF Mind BOE TIME signal strength GRAPHS PROXY SkepDcism Hypothesis Statistics Ba CORRELATION AND CAUSATION barng aveage = hits/at bats Macula: lutein, xeaxanthin Iis: eumelanin NY Times July 16, 2011 Since a lack of pigment is what leaves the macula moe suscepdble to glae, Teig sai, inceasing the pigment woul incease a pesons ability to toleate sunlight. An eseach has shown that nutients known as caotenois, oen foun in ak, leafy vegetables like kale o spinach, ae loae with melanin, which is the pigment foun in the eye. Egg yolk an maize (con) containe the highest mole pecentage (% of total) of lutein an zeaxanthin (moe than 85% of the total caotenois). Hypothesis Statistics Ba CORRELATION AND CAUSATION barng aveage = hits/at bats Macula: lutein, xeaxanthin Iis: eumelanin NY Times July 16, 2011 Since a lack of pigment is what leaves the macula moe suscepdble to glae, Teig sai, inceasing the pigment woul incease a pesons ability to toleate sunlight. An eseach has shown that nutients known as caotenois, oen foun in ak, leafy vegetables like kale o spinach, ae loae with melanin, which is the pigment foun in the eye....
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