Talking points a range of topical issues tackled by academics 2 8 July
Professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga from the Centre for Systems Neuroscience has written an article for The Conversation into new research examining how the brain encodes memories.
- Read the article 'Celebrity selfies helped us to uncover how memories are formed in the brain' hosted on Think: Leicester here
In an article for the Times Higher Education Philip Kemp, visiting lecturer in film journalism in the Department of the History of Art and Film discusses the book 'The Death of Cinema? A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age', by André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion, which examines how cinema has apparently had many 'deaths' during its existence and the authors' scepticism of doomsayers in light of this.
Professor Panos Vostanis from the School of Psychology has discussed his research into the impact of trauma on children's mental health in the Gaza Strip.
- Read the article 'Child protection should remove danger but children in Gaza have to live with it' hosted on Think: Leicester here