Tag Archives: evolution

Inside the brain in your gut

Did you know you have functioning neurons in your intestines – about a hundred millions of them?

In this TED talk, food scientist Heribert Watzke tells us about the “hidden brain” in our gut and the surprising things it makes us feel.

Why do we have brains?

Neuroscientist Daniel Wolpert starts from a surprising premise: the brain evolved, not to think or feel, but to control movement. In this entertaining, data-rich talk he gives us a glimpse into how the brain creates the grace and agility of human motion.


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