Category Archives: Neurosciences

La biologie de l’attachement

La théorie de l’attachement est un champ de la psychologie qui traite des relations entre êtres humains. Boris Cyrulnik tente dans cette conférence une approche pluridisciplinaire de cette théorie, qui intègre des données biologiques, affectives, psychologiques, sociales et culturelles. Nous verrons comment est née la théorie de l’attachement au XXème siècle et l’état des recherches actuelles.

How Brain See

At the micro scale the brain is a mess; a thick tangle of nerve cells connected at synapses. Mapping just a tiny portion of this mess, a few hundred cells, is a huge challenge. You have to wonder if it’s worth the effort. But seeing exactly how brain cells are wired together is giving us new insights into brain function. The researchers who made the 3D maps in this video discovered a new type of cell and worked out how insects see movement. If you’ve ever tried to swat a fly you’ll know how good they are at sensing motion!

Read the related News & Views article: Neuroscience: Accurate maps of visual circuitry.