Oct. 20, 2020

Brain Matters Episode 2: Networks for Consciousness & Medical Use Cases

UPDATE 06/11/2020: The 2nd episode of Brain Matters is available for viewing on the Human Brain Project YouTube Channel:

The second episode of Brain Matters, ‘Networks for Consciousness & Medical Use Cases’ took place on Tuesday, October 27 at 16:00 CET and featured renowned HBP Scientists Marcello Massimini (University of Milan), Pieter Roelfsema (Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience), and Mavi Sanchez-Vives (August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute).

Previous announcement:

What is consciousness? Can it be measured? Can we determine whether non-responsive or minimally-responsive patients are conscious?  How can we calibrate computer brain interfaces to ensure electrical stimuli inputs reach the level of attention? Join our webinar to find out!

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The second episode of Brain Matters, ‘Networks for Consciousness & Medical Use Cases’ will take place on Tuesday, October 27 at 16:00 CET and will feature renowned HBP Scientists Marcello Massimini (University of Milan), Pieter Roelfsema (Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience), and Mavi Sanchez-Vives (August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute).

The interactive webinar is free and open to the public. Learn more about the Brain Matters webinar series here.

The webinar will be live streamed through the Human Brain Project social media channels:


About Brain Matters:

Brain Matters is a monthly webinar series which explores the various issues being tackled by the HBP scientific community.

The hour-long sessions focus on different areas of brain research and feature expert speakers, with the goal of highlighting the HBP’s scientific achievements and the state-of-the-art services offered by its new infrastructure for brain research, EBRAINS.