Professor Colin Blakemore tells four stories about the brain in this 2015 Paget lecture. Colin discussed the importance of animal work, the 3Rs and continual development of experimental design in four different aspect of neuroscience: the cerebral cortex, language, Huntington’s Disease and Stroke. He concluded the lecture by discussing the importance of avoiding a polarised debate about animal research.
Stephen Paget founded the Research Defence Society the precursor to Understanding Animal Research, in 1908.
The full transcript of this lecture is available here: http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/download_file/2019/174/
Previous Paget lectures are available here: http://www.animalresearch.info/en/medical-advances/articles-lectures/
This video can be downloaded here: https://vimeo.com/151118322