New conversation with Nerdist
19th August 2020 - Rodrigo talks to Tai Gooden
Rodrigo has recently been in conversation with Nerdist about Inception and The Matrix - and about the debates in ancient philosophy and modern neuroscience that are reflected in these films.
The full text of the interview can be found at Neuroscience Fiction Ties Classic Films to Scientific Studies.
Rodrigo talks to Leslie Lee III and Jack Allison
6th August 2020 -Neuroscience Fiction
Rodrigo talks to Struggle Session about NeuroScience Fiction: listen now on Soundcloud.
New episode of Sci-Fi Talk podcast
23rd July 2020 - Sci-Fi Talk podcast
In this new episode of Sci-Fi Talk, Rodrigo discusses NeuroScience Fiction with host Tony Tellado.
New podcast episode from Science Rehashed
1st July 2020 - Science Rehashed
Rodrigo talks to Mehdi Jorfi and Shen Ning.
In the latest episode of the Science Rehashed podcast, Rodrigo discusses the role of the Jennifer Aniston neuron in human memory and its implications for uniquely human intelligence.
'Inside the mind' interview
26th May 2020 - SEISMA magazine
In a new interview in the 'Inside the mind' series, Rodrigo talks to Dwaynica Greaves about the search for answers to the big question, 'What makes us human?' - and says that science, philosophy and the creative arts are all in conversation around this topic.
New article in Muy Interesante (Spain)
11th May 2020 - Muy Intersante
A new article in Muy Interesante looks at the role of the 'Jennifer Aniston neuron', or 'concept cell', in memory formation.
New article in PNAS
6th May 2020 - Coloured representation of neurons
In this new paper, Rodrigo discusses the interplay of mind and brain with reference to Kringelbach et al., 'Dynamic coupling of whole-brain neuronal and nerotransmitter systems'. Read the article 'Closing the gap between mind and brain with the dynamic connectome'.
New review in Estandarte
30th April 2020 - Review of Qué es la memoria
A journey through the most remarkable discoveries about memory, from ancient times to today. Rodrigo's book Qué es la memoria was reviewed in Estandarte on 29 April.
Brain-Inspired Podcast talk
28th April 2020 - Episode #68 Neuroscience Fiction
In a new episode of the Brain-Inspired Podcast, Rodrigo discusses sci-fi films and much more besides.
NeuroScience Fiction release dates
24th April 2020 - Neuroscience Fiction
Rodrigo Quian Quiroga's latest book, NeuroScience Fiction, will be published in the US on 28 April and in the UK on 14 May.
In his book, Rodrigo explores the cutting-edge work in neuroscience that is turning out-of-this-world sci-fi premises into everyday reality -- and asks what the implications are for age-old philosophical debates.
New article in Current Biology
21st April 2020 - Searching for the neural correlates of human intelligence
In a new paper for Current Biology, Rodrigo Quian Quiroga explores the neural underpinnings of human intelligence and asks what it is that sets us apart from other species.
Centre Director talks to Software 2.0
11th February 2020 - AI, machine learning and neural networks
New episode of podcast Software 2.0 covers AI, machine learning and neural networks.
For this podcast, Andrés talks to leading figures in the field of AI. In this episode, topics covered included machine learning and natural neural networks.
Article in La Razón newspaper
10th January 2020 - 'Las células que nos hacen más listos que los chimpancés y... la inteligencia artificial'
Spanish newspaper La Razón reports on Director's work in 'Las células que nos hacen más listos que los chimpancés y... la inteligencia artificial'.
What makes human memory different to that of other mammals - and what implications might that hold for the development of Artificial Intelligence?