Mind the Brain will feature talks from researchers at the forefront of the Cognitive Neuroscience field. Experts will be invited to answer challenging questions in a panel discussion at the end of the day. Please click on the block titles for more information on talks.
Transition from Childhood to Adulthood
"Me, Myself, and My Mother: How a Body Becomes the Self"
“Why do Adolescents take Risks?”
“Ageing and the Transition between Ageing and Dementia”
The Effect of Health and Disease on the Brain
"Anxiety: from Walking Alone in the Dark to Debilitating Anxiety Disorders"
“Meeting Trouble Halfway: Anxiety’s Influence on Chronic Pain”
“The Impact of Brain Pathology on Cognitive Systems: The Case for Neuropsychology”
How We Can Change Our Brain
“Education and the Brain”
“Attention, Working Memory and Dynamic Brain Activity”
"Learning from Episodes and Learning More Over Time"
"Neuroplasticity and Robotic Arms"
Professor Geraint Rees
Dr Antonia Hamilton
Ms Abigail Jones
Dr Rui Loureiro