Jan. 11, 2018

Animation - the scale of the brain in 90 seconds

Travel from human size to neurotransmitters in 90 seconds in this video illustrating the multi-scale nature of the HBP's brain research.

Click in the corner to make the video fullscreen (recommended).

The video was made by TRICKLABOR for Forschungszentrum Jülich's end of 2017 keynote lecture delivered by HBP scientific director Katrin Amunts. The title of the 21 November talk was "Brain, Computers, Comprehension”.

More details and a video of Katrin Amunts talk (in German) can be found here.

 

 

 

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