Love. Touch. Speech. Movement. Consciousness.
What do they all have in common?
From before birth to after death, our brains underpin our experiences and feelings. They make us who we are. But how?
In How We’re Wired, evolutionary anthropologist Dr Anna Machin goes behind the scenes of cutting-edge neuroscience research to uncover the fascinating stories of how our brains grow, change, and ultimately die.
Together, we’ll meet the scientists exploding our understanding of how the brain works and head into labs developing life-changing technologies. From hormones...
What’s going on in the brains of teenagers? How does puberty affect the brain? And why might changing the way we talk about teens lead to changes in their brain structure?
In this episode of How We’re Wired, join evolutionary anthropologist Dr Anna Machin as she picks apart the neuroscience...
How do we taste? What evolutionary benefit is there to tasting bitter and sour? And why should you think about wearing noise-cancelling headphones on planes if you want to enjoy your food? In this Focus episode of How We’re Wired, join producer Dr Eva Higginbotham as she uncovers the...