Susan Greenfield

Scientist • Writer • Broadcaster

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Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE, is a British scientist, writer, broadcaster and member of the House of Lords. Specialising in the physiology of the brain, Susan researches the impact of 21st century technologies on the mind, how the brain generates consciousness and novel approaches to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Susan has written a range of non-specialist books on issues relating to the mind and brain for the general reader. She appears regularly on radio and television and frequently gives talks to the public and private sector.

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Mind Change: How digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains

Posted by Susan Greenfield on 11 July 2014

Mind Change was published on 21st August 2014 by Random House. In Mind Change, Susan Greenfield discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us, and from which we derive instant information, connected identity, diminished privacy and exceptionally vivid here-and-now experiences. In her view they are creating a new environment, with vast implications, because our minds are physically adapting: being rewired. What could this mean, and how can we harness, rather than be harnessed by, our new technological milieu to create better alternatives and more meaningful lives? Using the very latest research (up to the end of 2013), Mind Change is intended to incite debate as well as yield the way forward. There is no better person to explain the situation in a way we can understand, and to offer new insights on how to improve our mental capacities and well being. Available to order on: http://www.randomhouse.co.uk/editions/mind-change/9781846044304

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Upcoming Events

Debate on Women’s Economic Empowerment both Nationally and Internationally

Thursday, 5th March 2015, 11:30am — 5:00pm

Baroness Greenfield has signed up to speak at the debate on Women’s Economic Empowerment both Nationally and Internationally, brought to the Chamber by Baroness Jolly.

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Oxfordshire Womens Forum

Tuesday, 10th March 2015, 6:30pm — 7:45pm

Oxfordshire Womens Forum has invited Baroness Susan Greenfield to deliver a speech at one of their 2015 events. Her talk is titled: Challenges Facing Women in the 21st Century Science. To take a look at their programme, click here.

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