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Susan Greenfield conducts us on an exhilarating tour of brain. A brief fascinating historical introduction is followed by a discussion on our present, admittedly limited, understanding of this amazing organ.





Members of the group handle (and dissect) a real brain and use accurate scale models to get a real feel for the brain`s structure. Susan describes how modern techniques are beginning to unlock the secrets of this incredibly complex object which has such a mysterious outside appearance.


Links To Other Information:

Interview with Susan
including audio 

How your brain works
From the `How stuff works` series

The Whole Brain Atlas
Interactive atlas using MRI images

The Brain Explorer
An interactive walk through the brain

Nuts and Bolts of the Mind - Baroness Susan Greenfield

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