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Ep #37 Show Notes | Michael Crair: Brain Development, Neuroplasticity, Sensory Maps & Simulations

About the Guest: Dr. Michael Crair is a neuroscientist who runs a lab at Yale University studying mechanisms of brain development.

Episode Summary: Nick Jikomes and Michael Crair, PhD discuss research related to neural plasticity, learning & memory, sensory maps, and critical periods of plasticity. Dr. Crair also described recent findings from his lab show that parts of the developing brain can simulate future sensory experiences, before animals ever open their eyes and see the external world.

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