Sex, lies and brain scans: Can scans reveal what goes on in our minds?

External Event - 13th Mar 2017

This lecture is being held on 13th March 2017 at Lady Mitchell Hall, Cambridge between 7:30-9:00 pm.

Studies using functional MRI (fMRI) enable us to ‘read minds’ and detect conscious brain activity in patients who are thought to be in a persistent vegetative state. As our ability to read thoughts improves, what are the ethical issues? Professors Barbara Sahakian, John Pickard and Molly Crockett and Dr Julia Gottwald discuss what brain scans tell us, what they may tell us in the future and what impact fMRI may have on society. Presented with NIHR Brain Injury.

This lecture is open to the general public but registration is required. 

To find out more, please contact Lucinda Spokes;

Phone: 01223 766766


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