History-Changing Mosquitoes (w/ Timothy Winegard) and Stimulating Neurons to Produce Images
Learn about how scientists stimulated mouse neurons to make them see things that weren’t there; and, why mosquitoes are so dangerous and how they’ve shaped human history, with Dr. Timothy Winegard.
In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how scientists stimulated mouse neurons to make them see things that weren’t there: https://curiosity.im/2KiCcpB
Additional resources from Timothy Winegard:
- Pick up “The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator” on Amazon — https://amzn.to/2GYsQx8
- Colorado Mesa University faculty bio — https://www.coloradomesa.edu/directory/social-behavioral-sciences/timothy-winegard.html
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