Greg Gage is the co-founder and CEO of Backyard Brains, an organization that develops open-source tools that allow amateurs and students to participate in neural discovery. Greg is an NIH-award-winning neuroscientist with 9 popular TED Talks and dozens of peer-reviewed publications. Greg is a Senior Fellow at TED and the recipient of the White House Champion of Change from Barack Obama award for his commitment to citizen science.

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00:00 intro

02:28 Graduate Work to Brain Interface Company

20:40 Neuralink, EMG and Cyborgs

28:57 Electrode Scarring, Heart Stunts and Neural Engineering

09:40 Neuronal Activation for Behavioral Activations in Monkeys

38:39 Behaviorism, Experimental Psychology and Implications

40:41 Recreation of Memories through Artificial Hippocampus

41:40 Neural Network-based Prosthetics for Limb Amputees

46:50 AI bot Sofia, Facial Nerves in Robots for Emotive Abilities

51:44 Big Five, Personality Traits, Neurophysiology & Predicting Divorce

57:41 Mental Disorders and Wearable Tech

01:01:04 Surveys, Behavioral Data and Neuroscience

01:04:00 Neuroscience in Schools and Expansion to Developing World

01:16:00 Work with LEXUS designing Autonomous Car Experience, Children and Science

01:12:30 Community Work, Silicon Valley and Work Culture

01:20:00 RoboRoach, Flint Michigan and Joy of Learning

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