Professor Sophie Scott takes us into the brain

Listen to Professor Sophie Scott on our previous episode about laughter

Royal Institution Christmas Lecture

Why we laugh

Professor Sophie Scott is the UK’s most recognisable neuroscientist, famed for her passion and her ability to excite interest in a complex field. Her new book, The Brain – Ten Things You Should Know is out now and I got in touch to discuss what any of us can learn about the brain. It’s a wonderful discussion that included one detail that stopped me in my tracks.

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