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.
Friday, 19th August 2016, 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Susan Greenfield will be at this years Festival of Politics. Her lecture will discuss both the transformative effects of new technologies upon the human brain, our minds and in particular the unprecedented changes that could occur in the young developing brain. Susan Greenfield will also discuss what she calls ‘one of the biggest problems of our time’ – Alzheimer’s disease – and the research that may one day lead to...Read more…