Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians' brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.
A growing number of Southern California parents are choosing to place their kids in immersion schools not to learn English, but to learn a foreign language – sometimes one that isn’t spoken at home.Find out what happens inside the brain as children are immersed in a multilingual education, and explore the infinite uses of multilingualism in a world with ever-evolving communications technology.
Get ready to re-think your ideas of reality. A lecture about particle physics.
Join UCSD physicist Kim Griest as he takes you on a fascinating excursion, addressing some of the massive efforts and tantalizing bits of evidence which suggest that what goes on in empty space determines the properties of the three-dimensional existence we know and love, and discusses how that reality may be but the wiggling of strings from other dimensions.
Do you think it would be cool if we could erase memories from our mind? Do you think some day we will be able to do that? Well, don't think too much, that drug already exists. Scary?
Charlie will talk about that and other scary scientific things.
Text is not what it used to be, and many things have changed with it.