To begin the third Charlie Rose Brain Series with Dr. Eric Kandel based on the theme of Brain Science and Society, they address the subject of aggression. Their expert panel includes: David Anderson of the California Institute of Technology, Richard Tremblay of University of Montreal, Johanna Ray Vollhardt of Clark University, Emil Coccaro of University of Chicago, and Adrian Raine of University of Pennsylvania.
This episode aired on March 4, 2015, and is available to view online.
In this 5:30 excerpt, Charlie and Dr. Kandel introduce the third series and this episode on aggression, while David Anderson gives an overiew of where aggressive behavior manifests in the brain.
In the sixteenth and last full episode of the second Charlie Rose Brain Series, Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel talk about problems associated with sight that result in blindness. Their panel included Sanford Greenberg, Chairman of the Board of Governors of Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute ; Jean Bennett; Steven Schwartz of the Jules Stein Eye Institute; and Eberhart Zrenner and Carla Shatz of Stanford University.
This episode aired on April 20, 2014, and is available to view online.
This excerpt presents clips from the introduction of the segment with Charlie and Dr. Kandel.
In this special segment of the second Charlie Rose Brain Series with Dr. Eric Kandel, journalist James Gorman of the New York Times discusses a project of Washington University to develop a “wiring diagram” of a living human brain. This 21-minute segment aired on January 6, 2014, and can be viewed online.
In the fifteenfth episode of the second Charlie Rose Brain Series, Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel discuss hearing with David Corey of Harvard University , Frank Lin of Johns Hopkins University, Ruth Bentler of the University of Iowa and Dr. Ingeborg Hochmair.
This episode aired October 10, 2013, and is available to view online.
In the following excerpt, Dr. David Corey explains the process of hearing.
In this special episode of the second season of the Brain Series, Charlie Rose and Eric Kandel host an esteemed panel of neuroscientists to discusss President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative. Joining Charlie and Eric are Thomas Insel of the National Institute of Mental Health, Story Landis of the National Institute of Health, Cornelia Bargmann of Rockefeller University and William Newsome of Stanford University.
The excerpt below includes the introduction to the episode and some of the highlights. The full episode can be viewed online here.
In the thirteenth episode of the second Charlie Rose Brain Series, Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel discuss the Public Policy Implications of the New Science of Mind with Alan Alda, Daniel Kahneman, Michael Shadlen, and Waler Mischel..
This episode aired March 7, 2012, and is available to view online.
The following three excerpts include:
- Eric Kandel on the New Science of Mind;
- Walter Mischel explaining the significance of his Marshmallow Experiment and delayed gratification;
- Mischel and Daniel Kahneman discussing two different metaphors for different brain dispositions (Mischel’s hot/cool and Kahneman’s fast/slow).
In the twelfth episode of the second Charlie Rose Brain Series, Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel discuss post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with Retired Lieutenant Colonel John O’Brien; Murray Stein from the University of California, San Diego; Lisa Shin, from Tufts University; Kerry Ressler from Emory University and JoAnn Difede from Weill Cornell Medical College.
This episode aired December 14, 2012, and is available to view online.
Overview of Post Traumatic Stress
In the eleventh episode of the 2nd season of the Charlie Rose Brain Series, Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel hosted a panel to discuss the neurological manifestations of pain. The panel included: David Julius, University of California, San Francisco; Allan Basbaum, University of California, San Francisco; Robert Dworkin, University of Rochester Medical Center; David Borsook of Boston Children’s Hospital; and Laurie Klein, nursing student at LSU. This episode originally on November 23, 2012, and is available to view online.
Overview of Pain
In the tenth episode of the second Charlie Rose Brain Series, Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel discuss the two major motor neuron disorders, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) and Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). They welcomed scientists and physicians Dr. Richard Finkel of Nemours Children’s Hospital and Neil Shneider of Columbia University, and affected patients Peter Frates (ALS), Griffen Kingkiner (SMA), and Griffen’s mother Beth Kingkiner.
This episode aired July 20, 2012, and is available to view online.
The three clips below include the opening overview by Charlie and Dr. Kandel, followed by an overview of ALS by Dr. Shneider and then an overview of SMA by Dr. Finkel.
Overview of Motor Neuron Disorders (7:29)
Lou Gehrig’s Disease, ALS (3:05)
Spinal Muscular Atrophy, SMA (5:58)
The ninth episode of the second Charlie Rose Brain Series concerns the neurological and physiological dimensions of multiple sclerosis (MS). Charlie and co-host Eric Kandel welcomed panelists Alfred Sandrock of Biogen Idec, Amit Bar-Or of McGill University, Andrea Kilpatrick, Founder and President of Cool Kids Learn and Stephen L. Hauser of the University of California, San Francisco.
This episode aired July 6, 2012, and is available to view online.
The excerpt below includes the opening overview, followed by a discussion of why women are more prone to MS and issues related to the future of treating and preventing the disease.
Multiple Sclerosis Overview (12:03)