Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2011: Meet the Brain, BBC Two, preview

The Telegraph:

If you ever wondered how your brain works, take this chance to catch Professor Bruce Hood’s superb three-part lecture series, aptly titled Meet Your Brain, first shown on BBC Four over Christmas.

Hood is professor of experimental psychology at Bristol University, and his ability to reduce complex concepts to bite-sized chunks for children (of which this audience is made up) makes these lectures perfect also for adults keen to get a taste of the latest developments in psychological research without going to any trouble.

In tonight’s opener Hood starts out by showing how the brain not only governs all our physical processes, but also gives each of us individuality and identity.

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