The Future of Brain Research: Moshe Abeles and Shaul Hochstein

This conference addressed some fundamental questions regarding brain research:
From the historical perspective of brain research - which theory or discovery had great influence on this field?
Today - what would be considered as a major breakthrough in the field?
What is the right direction of research? Is there such a thing as "the right direction"?

Opening Remarks: Prof. Naftali Tishby, Matan and Eva

Session 1

Debate title: From Neuron to Cognition: What is needed to understand brain mechanisms of higher brain function? [Video recording]
13:05 – 13:30 Prof. Moshe Abeles (Bar-Ilan University) [presentation (pdf)]
13:30 – 13:45 Prof. Shaul Hochstein (Hebrew University)
Short Discussion

See video