Biology

A map of the brain: Allan Jones on TED.com

Posted by: Ben Lillie

How can we begin to understand the way the brain works? The same way we begin to understand a city: by making a map. In this visually stunning talk, Allan Jones shows how his team is mapping which genes are turned on in each tiny region, and how it all connects up. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2011, July 2011, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Duration: 15:22.)

Watch Allan Jones’s talk on TED.com, where you can download it, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 1,000+ TEDTalks.

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