Windows on the Mind: Exploring the Brain

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The mystery of consciousness is finally being tackled by neuroscientists as well as philosophers. This series will look at three different ways in which brain research can approach the problem, by first examining the more modest brains of the developing human foetus and animals with more restricted stereotypical behavioural repertoires. Secondly, we shall explore the physical changes known to occur in the brain when consciousness is interrupted in extreme states, e.g., during mania, depression and schizophrenia. Finally we will see how successfully the subjective states of mind can be married with known events in the brain.

The three lectures in this series are included in the PDF below:

     27th January 1998
     Windows on the Mind: Simpler Brains
     29th January 1998
     Windows on the Mind: Disrupted Brains
     3rd February 1998
     Windows on the Mind: The Scientist Moves In

This event was on Tue, 27 Jan 1998

Baroness Greenfield

Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE

Professor of Physic

Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE is a scientist, writer, broadcaster, and member of the House of Lords. Professor Greenfield was the Gresham Professor of Physic between...

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