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Burton, Howard 1965-

Overview
Works: 217 works in 368 publications in 1 language and 18,442 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  History  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Howard Burton
 
Most widely held works by Howard Burton
Ideas Roadshow : Beyond Mirror Neurons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Greg Hickok of UC Irvine speaks with Howard Burton about his personal journey to best understand the theory of mirror neurons, shedding light on both the workings of the brain and sociology of science along the way
Ideas Roadshow : the Psychology of Bilingualism( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Ellen Bialystok of New York University speaks with Howard Burton about how becoming bilingual can significantly affect our brains on both a verbal and non-verbal level, from potentially staving off dementia to being better multi-taskers
Ideas Roadshow : the Limits of Consciousness( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Martin Monti of UCLA speaks with Howard Burton about how his work with patients in the vegetative state has enabled us to concretely probe different theories of human consciousness
Ideas Roadshow : the Mind-Body Problem( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, athlete Janko Tipsarevic speaks with Howard Burton about intimate aspects of sports psychology, the challenge of consistently maintaining a single-minded focus in an individual sport and the joys of professional commitment
Ideas Roadshow : Enlightened Entrepreneurialism- Origins of the Industrial Revolution( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Margaret Jacob of UCLA speaks with Howard Burton about the importance of cultural, educational, scientific and economic factors to best understand the diverse origins of the Industrial Revolution
Ideas Roadshow : Science and Pseudoscience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Michael Gordin of Princeton University speaks with Howard Burton about how the strange case of Immanuel Velikovsky serves as an ideal example of the often wobbly line between science and pseudoscience in both society and academe
Ideas Roadshow : Minds and Machines( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University speaks with Howard Burton about his pioneering experiments with brain-machine interfaces that both transform our understanding of the brain and the everyday world around us
Ideas Roadshow : the Consolation of History( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Teofilo Ruiz of UCLA speaks with Howard Burton about his Cuban origins, love of teaching, historical research and future of the field and the role of technology
Ideas Roadshow : Knowing One's Place- Spatial Processing in the Brain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Jennifer Groh of Duke University speaks with Howard Burton about how our visual, auditory and tactile perceptions are combined in the brain, while speculating on the unique role that spatial processing might play in our evolutionary development
Ideas Roadshow : Believing Your Ears-Probing the Brain Through Musical Illusion( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Diana Deutsch of UCSD speaks with Howard Burton about the implications of the many musical illusions she discovered in terms of what it means for our understanding of auditory processing in the brain, together with explorations of perfect pitch, tone languages and the link between music and speech
Ideas Roadshow : Embracing Complexity( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Sir David Cannadine of Princeton University speaks with Howard Burton about his determination to go beyond the established historical divisions of race, class, gender, religion, nationalism and civilization to grasp a deeper understanding of the human condition and human history
Ideas Roadshow : Quest for Freedom( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Quentin Skinner of Queen Mary University of London speaks with Howard Burton about two types of freedom - what they are and what impact they've had on history and the present - and what it means for today's world
Ideas Roadshow : Learning and Memory( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the second part of a two-part Ideas Roadshow discussion, Howard Burton speaks with Alcino Silva of UCLA about "smart mice", implanting memories, and Alcino's inspiring story of his work with NF1 that illustrates the possibility of how we might reverse cognitive deficits arising from developmental disorders
Ideas Roadshow : the Science of Siren Songs-Stradivari Unveiled( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Joseph Curtin of Joseph Curtin Studios speaks with Howard Burton about the art and science behind violins and violin-making, critically examining what, if anything, makes a Stradivarius or Guarneri different from a modern violin
Ideas Roadshow : Turning the Mirror-A View From the East( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, author Pankaj Mishra speaks with Howard Burton about both the long-term and short-term impact of Western colonialism by examining the response of Eastern intellectuals and their work and influence
Ideas Roadshow : Democratic Lessons-What the Greeks Can Teach Us( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first of a two-part Ideas Roadshow discussion, Howard Burton speaks with Josiah Ober of Stanford University about how classical Athenian democracy really functioned, focusing on the role of rhetoric and how we might recreate some of its advantages today
Ideas Roadshow : Democratic Lessons-What the Greeks Can Teach Us( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the second part of a two-part Ideas Roadshow discussion, Howard Burton speaks with Josiah Ober of Stanford University about Aristotle, deliberative polling, referenda, the importance of dignity and the impact of academics outside of the ivory tower
Ideas Roadshow : Learning and Memory( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first of a two-part Ideas Roadshow discussion, Howard Burton speaks with Alcino Silva of UCLA about his epistemological motivations, how neuroscience works in the lab, the molecular basis of learning and memory on a molecular level and why neurons are just like teenagers
Pants on Fire : the Straight Goods On Lying( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Martin Jay of UC Berkeley speaks with Howard Burton about how the act of lying can be used as a tool to try to assess what, exactly, we mean by the political, and how the political arena differs from other areas of human endeavor
Ideas Roadshow : Democracy-Clarifying the Muddle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, John Dunn of University of Cambridge shares with Howard Burton a candid account of what democracy is and is not, how it's been used and abused and whether or not most political scientists actually make an impact in the real world
 
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Burton, Howard Steven 1965-

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English (43)