What Makes Me?
Episode 2 | Your Job Can Reshape Your Brain
The brains of London taxi drivers were tracked before, during and after their training, and results showed that a part of their brain had grown. The adult brain isn’t fixed. Its networks can reconfigure themselves according to our experiences and our environment.
Human babies are born utterly helpless, compared to many newborn animals. Why?
An experiment in a shop window demonstrates why teens feel far more stressed than adults.
A study of nuns’ brains shows us how to best protect our brains as we age.
The process of becoming someone is about pruning back the brain’s connections.
The case of Henry Molaison reveals an important discovery for neuroscience.