Neuroscience - Oxford University

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Can a change in environment really change the experience of food and drink? World-first scientific experiment reveals changes in environment affects smell, taste and flavour of single malt whisky. ...

Award-winning professor of social psychology at Oxford University, Miles Hewstone visits the RSA to show how 'intergroup contact' can play a fundamental role in creating peace and cohesion within our ...

Clinical neurologist Professor Peter Rothwell outlines leading stroke and related dementia research, how it is developing earlier recognition of those at risk, improving diagnosis and developing more ...

Despite major research breakthroughs, there are still no treatments that can slow, stop or reverse the progression of Parkinson's. The Monument Trust Discovery Award at the University of Oxford is ...

Dr D. Bulte from Oxford University's FMRIB (Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain) centre explains the theory underlying today's modern MRI scanners and outlines the work of the FMRIB cen ...

Please click on the cog icon below the screen and select 1080p HD for the best viewing experience CHA Cognitive Health in Ageing studies In a population in which the number of individuals experi ...

Professor Mark Williams introduces Mindfulness in the first of four short videos in this series. We live in a world filled with material wealth, live longer and healthier lives, and yet anxiety, s ...

Take a journey around the brain with Ossie from Oxford Sparks. Find out more and read about the science behind the animation at

Professor Russell Foster of Oxford University delivers The Physiological Society's Annual Public Lecture at IUPS 2013, Birmingham, UK, 22 July 2013.

Professor Catherine Harmer on how understanding facial recognition can help us find better antidepressants.

Jeff Donlea and Diogo Pimontel, postdocs at the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, discuss some of the genes that underpin our sleep cycle: and how experimental work is helping to understand th ...

Andrew Lin, a postdoc at the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, discusses experimental work to understand the relationship between odour and smells, using a model called sparse distributed memo ...

How do our mood and expectations affect our experience of pain? Could further understanding of the emotional experience of pain lead to better pain treatments? Watch an interview with Melvin, a pa ...

Phantom limb pain is a condition where a person experiences painful sensations in a limb or organ they no longer have, upwards of 60% of amputees may suffer with phantom pain. Find out more in our ...

Speakers: Professor David M Clark, Professor Lord Layard, Andrew Marr Recorded on 10 July 2014 in Old Theatre, Old Building. This event marks the launch of David Clark and Richard Layard's new b ...

Most of us take movement and balance for granted, and it’s only when something goes wrong that we realise how complicated it is. In the early 1900s, an Oxford researcher called Charles Sherrington ...

Medical professionals used to believe that babies simply don’t feel pain. Building on critical work started in Oxford in the 1980s that proved them wrong, Dr Rebeccah Slater is developing new ways t ...

This video was first published in , which offers further information and useful links about Dyslexia. From the original de ...

A cognitive behaviour therapy expert explains how this psychological treatment works and who could benefit from it.

This free public event showcased some of the brain research going on at the University of Oxford and the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. Over 250 people came along to find out more about what i ...

In addition to it’s numerous benefits on physical health, physical activity has been shown to improve cognition in healthy older adults, and is also associated with lower risk for dementia. However, ...

In this talk Sarah Pendlebury discusses data showing how stroke or infection can impact on thinking and memory (cognitive function) both in the short (days) and longer term (months to years). Patient ...

Epilepsy is among the most common of all neurological disorders, with one in twenty of us having a seizure at some stage in our lifetime. As epilepsy affects people across their lifespan, the socio ec ...

Consultant Neurologist Michele Hu outlines the work of the Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre and the research that the centre is undertaking to find a cure for the disease.

Here is Professor Dorothy Bishop discussing why neurodevelopmental disorders co-occur in the lecture she gave at Cardiff University on March 27th 2015. Please add your comments and do send us link ...


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