Addressing Alaskans: Why Are Our Brains Wired the Way They Are?

webAs part of the 2009 Alaska WWAMI Mini Medical School lecture series happening this month at Providence Hospital, Dr. Tim Hinterberger invited Alaskans to take a tour of the brain this past Tuesday night.  His talk on Why Our Brain Are Wired the Way They Are invites listeners to visualize the various complex regions of the brain and better understand the functional anatomy of the brain. Dr. Hinterberger also reviews some neuroanatomy terminology in recent New York Times headlines, allowing listeners to brush up on their brain research reading skills.

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RECORDED: Wednesday October 6, 2009

AIRED ON KSKA: Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEATS: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 9:00 p.m.

SPEAKER: Dr. Tim Hinterberger, Associate Professor for the Alaska WWAMI Biomedical Program and Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorage

HOST: University of Alaska Anchorage – Alaska WWAMI

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