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Exercising the Young Brain

Neuroscience for Teachers

From our 'Neuroscience for Teachers' series, Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg discusses the link between physical activity and the brain.

Mindfulness and Neuroscience

Neuroscience for Teachers

From our 'Neuroscience for Teachers' series, Dr Louise Aukland explains what mindfulness is and what difference it might make in young brains

Reward and the Brain

Neuroscience for Teachers

From our 'Neuroscience for Teachers' series, Professor Mark Walton explains what the brain chemical dopamine does, and how reward shapes the developing brain.

Talking Brains

Neuroscience for Teachers

From our 'Neuroscience for Teachers' series, Professor Kate Watkins takes a look at the role of different brain regions in the development of language skills.

Breathing and the Brain

Find out how our researchers use brain imaging to explore the way in which the brain controls our feelings of being out of breath. Understanding this control system could lead to revolutionary, personalised treatments for breathlessness.

Making MRI Faster

Physics in Neuroscience

Sophie Schauman explains how she uses data compression tricks to make MRI scans faster.

Investigating Cells in the Brain

Physics in Neuroscience

Benjamin Tendler explains why he compares MRI scans of living people to microscope pictures of brain tissue.

MRI and Treating Stroke

Physics in Neuroscience

Caitlin O’Brien describes the MRI methods she is developing that give doctors better information about how they might treat a stroke