In this TED Talk Cambridge Neuroscientist Prof. Daniel Wolpert starts from a surprising premise: the brain evolved, not to think or feel, but to control movement. In this entertaining, data-rich talk he gives us a glimpse into how the brain creates the grace and agility of human motion.
Professor Barry Everitt, University of Cambridge, shares some incredible insight into the relationship between learning and addiction. As the first President of the Society of Neuroscience outside of the United States, Barry also discusses some of the challenges and opportunities for neuroscience research that he aims to address.
At the British Neuroscience Association (BNA)’s Festival of Neuroscience in April 2019, we were lucky enough to sit down with leading neuroscientists to discuss their work. In this interview, Professor Ileana Hanganu-Opatz of the University of Hamburg, describes the mechanisms important for cognitive development and the ways in which they can malfunction.WATCH NOW