TED Talks

Want to give your brain some light exercise after a long summer holiday and in preparation for the new academic year? Here is a great collection of TED talks on the brain, touching on topics such as evolutionary biology, neural plasticity and neurogenomics!

http://www.ted.com/playlists/1/how_does_my_brain_work

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Awe and Mystery of the Brain

A Neurosurgeon Reflects On The ‘Awe And Mystery’ Of The Brain:

Short interview with the amazing Henry Marsh, consultant neurosurgeon and subject of the award-winning ‘The English Surgeon’ documentary…

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/05/26/409719011/a-neurosurgeon-reflects-on-the-awe-and-mystery-of-the-brain

Cover art from Do No Harm, by Dr. Henry Marsh.