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Why our Brain is Persistently Active | Suresh Jesuthasan | TEDxUWCSEAEast

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Suresh describes the persistent activity of our brain as we as humans are unable to sit alone for a time period without our mind wandering. Why is it that we find it so difficult to do nothing? Watch as Suresh explores, using various scientific studies, the neuroplasticity of our brain.


Suresh Jesuthasan is a Stanford University Electrical Engineering graduate who moved on to get a D. Phil. in Zoology at Oxford University after having developed and interest after joining Hopkins Marine Station. He then began experimenting in neuroscience at a post-doctoral fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Germany. He is currently the Adjunct Associate Professor in the Dept. of Physiology at NUS. He has also contributed and written papers for very famous publisher such as: Current Biology, Behavioral Neurosci and Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx