C. Rose Brain Series #6: The Aging Brain

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Episode 6 of the Charlie Rose Brain Series aired March 25. Charlie and his co-host, Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel, addressed “The Aging Brain” with their distinguished panel: (from the available transcript) Brenda Milner is one of the pioneers in this field. Her experiments in the 1950s formed the basis for the modern theory of memory. … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #5: The Developing Brain

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The fifth of twelve episodes in the series on the brain aired on February 23. Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel welcomed a panel of experts to discuss “The Developing Brain”: Elizabeth Spelke, cognitive psychologist at Harvard and director of the laboratory for developmental studies; Patricia Kuhl, professor at the University of Washington, director of … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #4: The Social Brain

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The fourth episode in the Charlie Rose Brain Series aired January 19, 2010. Watch the episode online, with full transcript: http://www.charlierose.com/watch/50028268 Featuring Charlie Rose with Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel. Panelists include: Cornelia Bargmann studies the genetic control of social behavior in simple animals such as worms and flies. She is also a professor at Rockefeller … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #3: The Active Brain

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The third of the Charlie Rose 12-part monthly series on the human brain aired December 22nd. An excerpt (16:48, including the opening introduction) is included below. His guests for the third show, “The Active Brain,” included: Eric Kandel — co-host of the series, 2000 Nobel Laureate (Physiology/Biology), professor, Columbia University Physiology & Cellular Biophysics Daniel … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #2: Visual Perception

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The second of the Charlie Rose 12-part monthly series on the human brain aired November 24th. His guests for the second show, “The Perceiving Brain – Sight and Visual Perception,” included: Eric Kandel — co-host of the series, 2000 Nobel Laureate (Physiology/Biology), professor, Columbia University Physiology & Cellular Biophysics Edward H. Adelson — John and … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #1: Great Mysteries of the Brain

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In late October (2009), Charlie Rose began a 12-part series on the human brain. The second episode is scheduled for airing on PBS stations the week of November 24. According to www.charlierose.com, the topic will be: “The Perceiving Brain – Sight and Visual Perception.” His guests for the first show included: Eric Kandel — co-host … Read on …