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El Periodico de Aragon

Posted by eeh18 at Aug 08, 2018 01:37 PM |

An interview with Rodrigo Quian Quiroga by jounalist Juan Bolea

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Podcast

Posted by eeh18 at Aug 08, 2018 01:31 PM |

radio podcast featuring the work of Rodrigo Quian Quiroga

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El Periodico (Spain)

Posted by eeh18 at Aug 08, 2018 01:25 PM |

an interview by Valentina Raffio Barcelona - Domingo, 15/07/2018

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Diario Medico

Posted by eeh18 at Aug 08, 2018 01:24 PM |

an interview by Antoni Mixoy . Barcelona 3 julio, 2018

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Posted by eeh18 at Jul 11, 2018 10:25 AM |

"Diario Medico" from Spain

Posted by eeh18 at Jul 03, 2018 01:25 PM |

Rodrigo Quian Quiroga interviewed by Toni Mixoy

Diario Medico

 

The British Society for Literature and Science Review Rodrigo Quian Quiroga's book

Posted by eeh18 at Jun 26, 2018 01:10 PM |

Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, The Forgetting Machine: Memory, Perception, and the Jennifer Aniston Neuron

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il Giornale (Italy)

Posted by eeh18 at May 09, 2018 01:20 PM |

Borges e la memoria reviewed by Massimiliano Parente

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Avenire (Italy)

Posted by eeh18 at May 09, 2018 01:15 PM |

Borges e la Memoria review by Giuseppe O. Longo

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Good Morning News (Italy) Borges e la memoria review by Maria Kodama

Posted by eeh18 at May 08, 2018 11:30 AM |

Maria Kodama reviews 'Borges e la memoria' di Rodrigo Quian Quiroga

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The Scientist - May 2018 featured our work on computer programs sifting through spikes in nerve cells

Posted by eeh18 at May 02, 2018 12:45 PM |

Our work on computer programs sifting through spikes in nerve cells activity was featured in The Scientist.

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Rodrigo Quian Quiroga: Interview for BS141, Memory and Perception (BS 141) January 25, 2018

Posted by eeh18 at Apr 19, 2018 10:20 AM |

Forgetting Machine: Memory, Perception, and the "Jennifer Aniston Neuron.

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Podcast in People Behind the Science 437: Dr. Rodrigo Quian Quiroga: Unraveling the Mechanisms Behind Memory in the Human Brain

Posted by eeh18 at Apr 19, 2018 10:15 AM |

Podcast in People Behind the Science

Maledetti ricordi (se sono troppi) (Damn memories (if they are too many))

Posted by eeh18 at Apr 19, 2018 10:07 AM |

«Noi in un colpo d’occhio percepiamo tre bicchieri su un tavolo; Funes tutti i rami e i grappoli e i frutti di un pergolato....

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Anteprima letteraria: Borges e la memoria di Rodrigo Quian Quiroga (Literary preview: Borges and the memory by Rodrigo Quian Quiroga)

Posted by eeh18 at Apr 19, 2018 09:50 AM |

Dal 8 Marzo, in libreria “Borges e la memoria” di Rodrigo Quian Quiroga edito da Erickson

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Les traces neuronales de nos souvenirs conceptuels Le cerveau à tous les niveaux Mardi 27 février 2018

Posted by eeh18 at Apr 19, 2018 09:40 AM |

Quelle est la trace matérielle de nos souvenirs dans notre cerveau ? Voilà une question qui a fait couler beaucoup d’encre. La réponse dépend du niveau d’organisation que l’on considère. Par exemple, nos connexions nerveuses (ou synapses) sont extrêmement plastiques et dynamiques, il n’y a plus de doute là-dessus. Les travaux de Cirelli et Tononi sur le sommeil ont par exemple montré que durant la journée, nos diverses interactions avec le monde font augmenter non seulement le nombre de récepteurs au glutamate dans les synapses excitatrices du cortex, mais que la surface même du bout de l’axone et de l’épine dendritique qui se font face (mais sans se toucher) augmenterait d’environ 20 %. Et l’inverse se produirait durant la nuit, c’est-à-dire une diminution d’environ 20 % de la surface synaptique chez pratiquement toutes nos synapses (sauf peut-être celles des souvenirs marquants de la journée qui, elles, ne diminueraient pas, mais ce n’est pas le sujet d’aujourd’hui… plutôt celui d'un épisode récent de Sur les épaules de Darwin).

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Una neurona de nuestro cerebro se denomina "Jennifer Aniston"

Posted by eeh18 at Apr 19, 2018 09:35 AM |

Rodrigo Quian Quiroga quien que se fue de la Argentina hace diez años, ha descubierto en un estudio de la Universidad de Leicester que pacientes que no reaccionaban ante estímulos comunes, muestran una mejoría al ver una foto de la actriz de Friends.

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Scientific American featured the work of CSN

Posted by eeh18 at Apr 18, 2018 01:35 PM |

Scientific American

In 2005 neuroscientist Rodrigo Quian Quiroga published a paper identifying single neurons that would light up in an individual's brain every time that person saw a particular celebrity—Jennifer Aniston and Michael Jordan were two examples. As amusing and remarkable as this finding seemed, even more than a decade later, researchers are still no closer to understanding how neurons firing in certain brain areas leads to recognition of faces or, most important, how the brain controls specific behaviors in the human body.

Looking for new ways to study this mystifying organ, researchers are now turning to computer science algorithms to help them gather data on the brain. Their discoveries could mean big strides in creating brain-controlled prosthetic devices. Helen Shen covers these exciting new findings in this issue’s cover story, “Cracking the Brain’s Enigma Code.”

People Behind the Science Podcast - Stories from Scientists about Science, Life, Research, and Science Careers

Posted by eeh18 at Feb 22, 2018 09:56 AM |

Latest podcasts by Professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga

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Memory & Perception

Posted by eeh18 at Feb 13, 2018 11:01 AM |

http://brainsciencepodcast.libsyn.com/bs-141-rodrigo-quian-quiroga-on-memory-and-perception

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