The neuroscience of memory – travels through space and time (Friday Evening Discourse)

8.00pm to 9.15pm, Friday 28 February

Faraday Theatre

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London

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  • Brain

    MRI of human brain

    Credit: Eleanor Maguire


Guest £17


Associates £12


Free to Members, Faraday Members and Fellows


Event description

Memory is distributed across many brain regions but critical among them is the hippocampus. Eleanor Maguire will draw on evidence from virtual reality, brain imaging and studies of amnesia to show that the consequences of hippocampal damage are even more far-reaching than suspected, robbing us of our past, our imagination and altering our perception of the world.

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