Khan Academy: World Class Online Education for Anyone Anywhere in Bite-Size Videos

About a year ago, I was browsing the web in search of good information about the human neuron. I needed to refresh what I must have learned in my biology class many years ago and stumbled across a YouTube video called “The Anatomy of a Neuron”. The video was done in a very simple style: Basically, you heard a voice explaining the anatomy, and an invisible hand was drawing a neuron with all its parts on a blackboard. The teacher himself was nowhere to be seen. Despite its “low-tech” approach, the video was incredibly effective, and I really liked the guy’s voice.  The whole recording was only about 6 minutes long, but after watching it, I had a very clear picture of the different parts, and how everything worked.

I thought, maybe that guy has done more than this one. Continue reading