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The Performing Brain - A Moving Story

An interactive evening of neuroscience in motion!

Have you ever wondered how a ballerina learns to pirouette? Or how musicians learn their art? Or even what happens to your own brain when you learn a new skill? Join neuroscientists, musicians and dancers as together we explore how fantastically changeable your brain is, giving you the extraordinary ability to adapt and learn throughout your life. Hear amazing stories of performers who excel against all odds; learn a new skill and test your own performance!

A collaborative event hosted by the British Library and UCL Neuroscience, with scientists from UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and UCL Institute of Neurology.

MP3 file, 1 hr 3 mins 4 secs, 25.27 MB