Matthew Dea

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Scientists discover hidden patterns of brain activity

Scientists discover hidden patterns of brain activity

If you look at a movie of neural activity with neural spiking here and here and here and here, it’s very difficult if not impossible to detect any pattern in the firing. But when you look at this pattern of firing through the filter algebraic topology, different structures emerge in terms of which families of […]

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My Path into Physics (at MIT)
A Day in the Life: Columbia Computer Science Student
University Study with Me! A Day In The Life of a Maths Student

University Study with Me! A Day In The Life of a Maths Student

Good morning. It’s Thursday the 22nd of February and it’s the first day of the uni strikes. There’s a figure being thrown round that the average academic will lose £10,000 a year in pension pay. I don’t know how accurate that is because it’s, like, kind of everywhere and usually these kind of statistics are […]

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The Mathematics Revolution: Helping Children Learn and Love Mathematics with Jo Boaler

The Mathematics Revolution: Helping Children Learn and Love Mathematics with Jo Boaler

Hello, my name is Leslie Winick, director of alumni and student class outreach at the Stanford Alumni Association. I would like to personally welcome you to the 2016 Classes Without Quizzes series, from Reunion Homecoming. A sequence of faculty-led talks designed to reconnect alumni with Stanford. This segment features professor Jo Boaler’s lecture, Mathematics Revolution, […]

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How do we replicate Young’s slit experiment?

I’m here at the Birmingham’s Thinktank museum, where the University of Birmingham gravitational wave group have recently launched their exhibit. This is a Michelson interferometer – a miniature gravitational wave detector. The source here is a laser that travels along this path, at this beam splitter, the light is split into 2 directions – one […]

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The Conservative Student’s Survival Guide

The Conservative Student’s Survival Guide

As a professor at a major American university, I’m well aware of higher education’s liberal bias. I also know the unique challenges that college students with conservative views face. If you are one of those students, here are seven ways you can turn those challenges into opportunities for learning and growth. 1) Face Reality The […]

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The four-year experience

The four-year experience

Choose to study at Edinburgh and you’ll be investing in an education that will help you build a successful future. Most of our programmes in the arts, humanities, engineering, sciences or social sciences allow you to study a range of subjects in your first two years, before specialising in the next two. In first year, […]

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Introducing the USC Master of Management in Library and Information Science online

Introducing the USC Master of Management in Library and Information Science online

It’s the dawn of a new era of library leadership, where books are much more than the pages they’re printed on, and new lines of communication link libraries to the community like never before. Where librarians double as career counselors and teachers, where your office might be a science museum or radio station, and where […]

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The Mohawk of Consciousness: Neuroscience, Computing & Assessing Awareness | Dr Srivas Chennu

The Mohawk of Consciousness: Neuroscience, Computing & Assessing Awareness | Dr Srivas Chennu

hi everyone i’m Srivas Chennu and I’m a lecturer in computing at Kent. I’d like to tell you about something that’s fascinating me as a research topic and that’s consciousness, human consciousness and I’m going tell you something more about why I call it the ‘Mohawk of consciousness’. Really, the story starts way back in […]

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