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By Jill Scott, Esther Stoeckli

Neuromedia is an leading edge exam of shared territories in neurobiological anatomy, body structure and media artwork. It unearths how scientists examine notion and behavior on the molecular, mobile and structures point. It demonstrates how interpretative sorts of media artwork can assist to demystify those complexities for various audiences. below the reflective headings of concept, building, demanding situations and reactions, it deals deep insights into the tactics of artwork and technology construction. Assisted by way of essays from a museum director and an artwork historian, Neuromedia presents the history for readers approximately an exhibition of an identical identify at KULTURAMA in Zurich (2012), and indicates another method of medical communique.

Authors: Robert Atkins, Oliver Biehlmaier, Mitchel Paul Levesque, Stephan Neuhauss, Rolf Pfeifer, Claudia Rütsche, Jill Scott and Esther Stoeckl

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J. Scott and E. 1007/978-3-642-30322-7_2, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012 23 Neural Development a. Looking at the nervous system of chicken embryos to learn about the wiring of our brain Esther T. Stoeckli Inspiration How does our brain work? How is it wired up? What happens in our brain when we learn? Why can I remember things from my childhood but forget facts that I read in the newspaper last week? My fascination with the brain started a long time ago. The book ‘Denken, Lernen, Vergessen’ (‘Thinking, Learning, Forgetting’) by Frederic Vester was very inspiring.

All of these representations of sensory stimuli need to coorperate, to provide an overall picture of the body located in our environment. Coorperation: “Your brain is a collection of separate parts that must learn to communicate. While the left brain is the language hemisphere, the right brain is the visual hemisphere. In healthy people, the left and right hemispheres form integrated operating systems that are tightly coordinated. ” These audio tracks could help the viewer to understand that our sensory mapping systems are fragile as well as complex.

Nat Neurosci 8:297–304. [5] Domanitskaya E, Wacker A, Mauti O, Baeriswyl T, Esteve P, Bovolenta P, Stoeckli ET (2010) Sonic hedgehog guides post-crossing commissural axons both directly and indirectly by regulating Wnt activity. J Neurosci 30:11167–11176. [6] Perrin FE, Stoeckli ET (2000) Use of lipophilic dyes in studies of axonal pathfinding in vivo. Microsc Res Tech 48:25–31. [7] Niederkofler V, Baeriswyl T, Ott R, Stoeckli ET (2010) Nectin-like molecules/SynCAMs are required for post-crossing commissural axon guidance.

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