NeuroTales 2022

On Demand (IF 2022)

1 hrPWYD

Performance | Health & Medicine, Science, The Mind


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NeuroTales explores neurosciences with storytelling:

How does the brain work? Why does it sometimes go wrong? How can it be fixed? Find out what draws people into the field of neuroscience and meet some of the brain researchers from the University of Oxford ready to share their personal stories with you.

Listen to Morgan Mitchell, a Research Assistant and DPhil student in Clinical Neurosciences at Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging. She is currently investigating how manipulating memory reactivation during sleep can alter the memory consolidation processes underlying motor learning for stroke rehabilitation – and yes, she agrees, her research does sound like something out of a science fiction book!



Listen to Poly Frangou, a Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford. She is interested in developing ways to support Parkinson’s patients who experience visual hallucinations, by understanding the brain processes that go wrong when perceiving the information-rich world around us.



Listen to Marianne van der Vaart, a researcher at the University of Oxford aiming to understand how pain perception develops in early human development. She hopes to use storytelling to help explain how measuring brain activity can help us care for babies in hospital.



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