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Institute of Advanced Study

Past Events

Professor Neil Burgess: The Memory Puzzle - how we remember places and what happened there

19th November 2008, 19:00 to 20:00, The Scotswood Suite, Centre for Life, Newcastle

Our memories define who we are and aid most of our daily tasks, and yet how memory works remains a mystery. Professor Burgess from the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College, London will outline some recent work that has used video games, neuro-imaging and computer simulations to suggests how the brain enables you to imagine where things were and what happened there.

Lectures are FREE and open to all. No need to book - seats are allocated on a first come first served basis

Contact enquiries.ias@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.