The prehistory and future of the learning brain: How did we get this smart and what next?

23 March 2018, 6.30 PM - 23 March 2018, 8.00 PM

Professor Paul Howard-Jones

Victoria Rooms, 88 Queens Road, University of Bristol

How does learning transform us biologically? What learning processes do we share with bacteria, jellyfish and monkeys? Is technology impacting on brain evolution? These are just some of the questions explored on a fascinating journey through 3.5 billion years of brain prehistory. 

Faced with the unprecedented challenges of the 21st century, will evolution lead us to enhancement or extinction? 

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