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Lore Thaler interviewed for ‘New Scientist’ about her work on human echolocation. Read the online article at
Also available in the magazine issue http://www.newscientist.com/issue/3020
There are a number of projects on fetal development using 4D ultrasound scans in order to identify movements in the fetus.
(8 Apr 2015) » More about Fetal development
Can patterns in a Monet be used to talk about psychopathic traits (TEDx)?
Dr Luna Centifanti, in her TEDx talk, compared patterns in Monet's paintings to psychopathic traits in children and behaviour problems. She argued for early intervention before patterns become too complex.
Dr Lore Thaler – podcasts by Nature.com and This American Life
Dr Lore Thaler from Dept of Psychology, Durham University was interviewed and featured for two independent audio features /podcasts for Nature and This American Life.
(2 Apr 2015) » More about Dr Thaler - International Podcasts