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Brain Activity Map Project

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Brain Activity Map Project By: Nikita Kowal Brain Activity Mapping Citations Vergano, D. (2013, February 20). Researchers debate wisdom of brain-mapping initiative. USA TODAY: Latest World and US News - USATODAY.com. Retrieved February 24, 2013, from http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/sciencefair/2013/02/20/brain-map-project-questioned/1932987/ Szalavitz, M. (2013, February 19). Brain Map: President Obama Proposes First Detailed Guide of Human Brain Function | TIME.com. Health & Family | A healthy balance of the mind, body and spirit | TIME.com. Retrieved February 24, 2013, from http://healthland.time.com/2013/02/19/brain-map-president-obama-proposes-first-detailed-guide-of-human-brain-function/ Trageser, C. (2013, February 19). UC San Diego Researcher Would Help Lead Obama's Brain Activity Map Project | KPBS.org. KPBS San Diego: Public Radio, TV and Web. Retrieved February 24, 2013, from http://www.kpbs.org/news/2013/feb/19/uc-san-diego-researcher-would-help-lead-obamas-bra/ Eitel, B. (2013, February 22). Obama announces brain mapping project . Breaking News, Current Events, Latest News and World Events at allvoices.com. Retrieved February 24, 2013, from http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/14099243-obama-announces-brain-mapping-project Puga, K. (2013, February 22). A scientist explains how the Brain Activity Map will cure mental diseases in the future. NBC Latino — The New Voice of American Hispanics. Retrieved February 24, 2013, from http://nbclatino.com/2013/02/22/a-scientist-explains-how-the-brain-activity-map-will-cure-mental-diseases-in-the-future/ Gonzalez, R. (2013, February 22). Here's how Obama's brain mapping project will actually work. io9. We come from the future.. Retrieved February 24, 2013, from http://io9.com/5986161/heres-how-obamas-brain-mapping-project-will-actually-work?utm_source=io9.com&utm_medium=recirculation&utm_campaign=recirculation Markoff, J. (2013, February 17). Project Seeks to Build Map of Human Brain - NYTimes.com. The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. Retrieved February 24, 2013, from http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/18/science/project-seeks-to-build-map-of-human-brain.html?adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1361734700-e4QbgnbD3HcT/voijeXqiQ Obama's State of the Union Proposal 10-year project Same goals as Human Genome Project Help understand psychiatric and degenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's and autism. First Build Brain Imaging Tools Then Able to uncover networks of thousands to millions of brain cells. Astronomy Simile "Don't have to see every brain cell in a network to understand what is going on" -Brown University neuroscientist John Donoghue Their Plan... Finally Observe how recruitment of brain cells in networks is tied to physical and mental disorders. The Debate Funding National Institute of Health has a budget of $31 Billion If BAM costs estimated $300 million a year (same as Human Genome Project)
Estimated 750 university labs lose their grants across the United States Rockefeller University researcher, Leslie Vosshall Populations Sustainability? Planet with 7 Billion and Growing Medical Breakthroughs that cause rapid population growth Human Genome Project Mapping their Genetic Profile Narcisse, B. (1998, October 20). The Human Genome Project Debate. NDSU - North Dakota State University. Retrieved February 24, 2013, from http://www.ndsu.edu/pubweb/~mcclean/plsc431/students98/narcisse.htm United States Economics Europe invested 1 Billion Euros for neuroscience research Simulate Human Brain on Computer Advances in technology HGP created $796 Billion dollars in jobs, medical treatments, increased salaries, and other benefits. Obama stated, "For every dollar spent on the Human Genome Project, $140 was returned our economy. Unspoken Competition? American Happiness 26.8% Adults over 18 suffer a diagnosable mental disorder every year in the U.S. Mental Disorders are the leading cause of disability in the United States Mapping the human brain could be the first step for the cure to mental illnesses In the long run, could result in a happier society! Mapping brain cells rather than human genes NIMH · The Numbers Count: Mental Disorders in America. (2012, February 3). NIMH · Home. Retrieved February 25, 2013, from http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/the-numbers-count-mental-disorders-in-america/index.shtml
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