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Discussing your brain, the computing machine, with Tatiana Engel – A Cocktails and Chromosomes talk

Our brains are doing math all the time–math that makes it possible for us to see a movie, make coffee, or even to know who we are. But what does all that really mean? Computational neuroscientist Dr. Tatiana Engel will talk about how neurons do arithmetic, why scientists study optical illusions, and how learning configures the computing machine that is your brain.