The Next Wave in Prosthetics…for Your Brain!

Conditions like PTSD, blindness, Alzheimer’s, and schizophrenia are incurable. Or are they? Ed Boyden, an MIT Media Lab lead in the realm of neuro-science, has found a way to combine brain surgery and light to not only treat but also reverse the effects of damage to brain cells! Boyden has proposed and practiced methods of introducing light-sensitive proteins into neurons to improve their function. His incredible work sheds light on what may be a medical miracle! So plug in your headphones or let this innovation blast through your office!

Digital Food?!

The future is NOW! In this week’s TedTalk video, Caleb Harper theorizes about the future marriage of computers and agriculture. Imagine being able to stop world hunger in our lifetime. Think it sounds like another Miss America pageant answer? See for yourself!


Let’s Make a Deal…Like Chimpanzees!

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Keep up the good work and stay savvy with another Ted Talk.

“When two people are trying to make a deal — whether they’re competing or cooperating — what’s really going on inside their brains? Behavioral economist Colin Camerer shows research that reveals how badly we predict what others are thinking. Bonus: He presents an unexpected study that shows chimpanzees might just be better at it.”