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18:30 - 21:00 18 July 2012

Olympian minds: can we train our brain for success in sports and other fields?

Location

Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1 | Cruciform Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg, University of Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain
Professor Semir Zeki, UCL Neuroesthetics

It has long been understood that our brains have an element of plasticity and are able to change as a result of inputs from the environment. But what role does training – in sports and other areas – have in regulating this ability to change? Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg (University of Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain) will be in dialogue with Professor Semir Zeki (UCL Neuroesthetics) and other academics from UCL to discuss brain plasticity, its importance and its limitations.


Contact

Catherine Dean
+44 (0) 20 3108 3838 | c.dean@ucl.ac.uk


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