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Fundamentals of Neuroscience Presents: Small Circuits

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Small Circuits! This is one of the many wonderfully-presented lessons from Harvard’s Fundamentals of Neuroscience free and open online course (or MOOC). While the video’s terminology can be technical at times, the simple presentation style and painterly illustrations by Grace Helmer help translate each idea in a very approachable way.

So, how do neurons integrate signals in small circuits?

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We love when art and science team up. Related videos: The Royal Institution’s Celebrating Crystallography, BBC Knowledge Explainer: DNA, and Charles and Ray Eames’ Mathematica: A World of Numbers… and Beyond.

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