Stories we are told about how to live can make many of us miserable, and will discuss ways in which we can avoid these narrative traps and be a little bit happier.
We all share a genetic program for making a human brain but the way that program plays out is affected by random processes unique in each person, even in identical twins. What makes you the way you areand what makes each of us different from everyone else?
This talk will consider the relationships between sleep and disease, examples of how sleep consolidation can lead to better health, and how measures of sleep could be used as a powerful diagnostic across the health spectrum.
Brain-computer interfacing, neuromorphic chips, smart devices in healthcare, and other emerging technologies offer great promise but also raise serious ethical questions we must answer before it’s too late