Kavli video on the BRAIN Initiative

The Kavli Foundation has made possible an inspiring five minute video on the BRAIN Initiative. This video was produced by The Science Network in collaboration with Science Visualization.

Kavli Foundation sponsored numerous symposiums and informal meetings in 2011 through 2013 that developed the initial concept for the BRAIN Inititative. Over 100 neuroscientists participated in these meetings which resulted in the Brain Activity Map Project proposal that "would prove important to the scientific thinking behind the BRAIN Initiative, as well as a major catalyst for its launching."

President Obama on the BRAIN Initiative

President Barack Obama launches the BRAIN Initiative on April 2, 2013. The video in this post was titled "President Obama Speaks on the BRAIN Initiative and American Innovation."

..."President Obama unveils a bold new research initiative designed to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain, and discusses the importance of investing in American innovation to create jobs and strengthen our economy."

Published on YouTube by the White House April 2, 2013.

The BRAIN Initiative & Friends by Cody Rall

In this 4:24 long video called "The BRAIN Initiative & Friends ", Cody Rall, MD has compiled a collection of videos related to the BRAIN Initiative. This video was created "to inspire awareness surrounding brain research."

"With key figures including Fancis Collins of NIH, Tan Lee of Emotiv, Mary Lou Jepsen of Google X, Peter Diamandis of Singularity University, Hugh Herr of MIT, and others, the excitement is palpable. Complete with timeless recordings of Napoleon Hill and Earl Nightingale, we continue this journey together."

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