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Livewired – The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain

Professor David Eagleman in conversation with Matthew Stadlen

75 mins watch time

Posted August 2020

Science

What does drug withdrawal have in common with a broken heart? How can a blind person learn to see with her tongue, or a deaf person hear with his skin? Might we someday control a robot with our thoughts? These are the sorts of questions David Eagleman has tried to answer over decades of cutting-edge research into how the brain is able to adapt and change. Listen to him answer some of them in this unmissable talk.