Video: Ode to the Brain.

Via Lynn Hasselberger
on Mar 26, 2011
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The beautiful mass of coiled mush in your head.

“Ode to the Brain” is the ninth episode in the Symphony of Science music video series. Through the powerful words of scientists Carl Sagan, Robert Winston, Vilayanur Ramachandran, Jill Bolte Taylor, Bill Nye, and Oliver Sacks, it covers different aspects the brain including its evolution, neuron networks, folding, and more. The material sampled for this video comes from Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, Jill Bolte Taylor’s TED Talk, Vilayanur Ramachandran’s TED Talk, Bill Nye’s Brain episode, BBC’s “The Human Body”, Oliver Sachs’ TED Talk, Discovery Channel’s “Human Body: Pushing the Limits”, and more. ~Symphony of Science

How did your brain react to that?

Photo: | by pirate johnny

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About Lynn Hasselberger

Lynn Hasselberger is co-founder of GDGD Radio; The Green Divas Managing Editor; and Producer of The Green Divas Radio Show. She's also a mom, writer and award-winning cat-herder who lives in Chicagoland. Sunrises, running, yoga, lead-free chocolate and comedy are just a few of her fave things. In her rare moments of spare time, she blogs at and A treehugger and social media addict, you'll most likely find Lynn on twitter (@LynnHasselbrgr @GreenDivaLynn & @myEARTH360), instagram and facebook. She hopes to make the world a better place, have more fun, re-develop her math skills and overcome her fear of public speaking. Like her writing? Subscribe to her posts.


12 Responses to “Video: Ode to the Brain.”

  1. SriDTMc says:

    awesome! are there more in this series?

  2. SriDTMc says:

    yes. the answer is yes.

    "we are all connected"

    my fav** "poetry of reality"
    love the comment, "autotuning stephen hawking seemed a bit redundant"

    "the unbroken chain"

    there are plenty more too

  3. Joe Mohr says:

    Awesome, Lynn.

  4. Thanks for answering your own question LOL! Amazing technology, eh?

  5. Thanks, Bob. Love her story. Added the link back to your post. Cheers!

  6. Isn't it?! Thanks for checking it out, Joe!

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