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Olympian minds: can we train our brain for success in sports & other fields? (UCL)

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Published on Jul 31, 2012

Our brains have an element of plasticity and are able to change as a result of influences from the environment. But how can training--in sports and other areas--regulate this ability to change? Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg (University of Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain) will be discussing brain plasticity, its importance and its limitations with Professor Semir Zeki (UCL Neuroesthetics) and other academics from UCL.


Speakers:
Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg, University of Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain
Professor Semir Zeki, UCL Neuroesthetics

Title: Olympian minds: can we train our brain for success in sports and other fields?
Dates: Wednesday, 18th July 2012
Time: 18:30 - 20:00 BST
Location: Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
More details: http://events.ucl.ac.uk/event/event:t...


To mark the Olympics and Paralympics, UCL has developed an exciting programme of events and exhibitions highlighting some of the world-leading research taking place at the university relevant to London in 2012. To find out more about the complete programme please visit: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/london/olympics

About UCL:
UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at http://ucl.ac.uk.

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