ESP Biography


Major: Neurobiology and Behavior

College/Employer: Columbia University

Year of Graduation: G

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Past Classes

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S111: The All-Powerful Action Potential in Splash Fall 2013 (Nov. 16, 2013)
The brain is generally considered the most complex unit of mass in the universe. Made of billions of neurons, it is able to recognize faces, generate motion, and produce speech more quickly and accurately than any computer. Yet, how it performs these miraculous feats is still largely unknown. In order to understand how the brain processes information at large, we must first understand the basic unit of communication between two cells, the action potential.