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Mind Matters: Can Science Help Turn You Into Mind Readers

Dr Aneurin Kennerley discusses how research using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) can provide demonstrations of thought identification, in some sense, mind reading. Mind Matters is a…

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Mind Matters: The Science of Laughter

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dr Sophie Scott from University College London, shares her research on understanding the neurology of laughter as well as the expression of emotion through…

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Mind Matters: The Science of Magic

Dr Gustav Kuhn and Dr Megan Freeth explore the neurology behind our experiences of what seems impossible. Using psychology they explain why it's possible for us to be so easily deceived by…

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Mind Matters: Touch Sensing

Dr Kendra Arkley discusses her research on active vibrissal (whisker) touch sensing and how specialised touch sensors (whiskers) are used by animals to explore and make sense of their environment.…

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Mind Matters: Where does humour come from

Developmental Psychologist Dr Elena Hoicka from The University of Sheffield's Psychology Department discusses her research on the origins of humour, exploring when babies first experience…

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Children's Use of Technology and Apps - Jackie Marsh

Professor Jackie Marsh talks about her study in collaboration with CBeebies looking at young children's play and creativity when using tablets and apps.

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Family Pop-up Maker Spaces - Jackie Marsh

Getting creative with our experts! Jackie Marsh is Professor of Education at the University of Sheffield, her maker spaces feature a virtual reality exhibition, 3D printing and lots of maker kits for…

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Maker Spaces in Early Childhood Education - Jackie Marsh

Looking at Jackie's work on http://makeyproject.eu - a project exploring ‘maker culture' in the development of children’s digital literacy and creative design skills.

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How to Beat Digital Distraction

In this podcast I’m going to hopefully give you a few tips on how to deal with that modern day problem of information overload and digital distraction. In the academic world it is very easy to…

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What is the Sound of Science?

The Sound of Science - the flagship event from the 2018 Festival of the Mind at The University of Sheffield - is a unique combination of music, performance and science, that explores some of the most…

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Tips for Making an Effective Mind Map

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. A mind map is a diagram in which facts, ideas, or concepts are grouped and linked to a central theme. To create an effective mind map: Draw a…

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Developing your ideas with mind mapping

Mind mapping is a creative way of capturing ideas that closely resembles the way your mind works. This video explores why and when you might want to use this technique, explains how to go about using…

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A Space for Sharing

Space for Sharing: Researching online sharing by people in extreme circumstances. Commissioned for Festival of the Mind 2016, Sheffield theatre company Dead Earnest present a performance based on…

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Building a Future with Robots: Mind Control

Peter Gray from Team Gray Matter tells us how he controls machines with his mind. Part of our free online course Building a Future with Robots: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/robotic-future/3

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Structural Colour

During 2016 Paul Evans was artist in residence within the Department of Physics at the University of Sheffield. Paul worked with Professor Richard Jones and his research team, studying structural…

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'The Hole in the Road' by Adrian Scott

The Hole in the Road is a short poem by Adrian Scott - PhD candidate in the School of English at the University of Sheffield. Adrian is a poet based in Sheffield, and helped contribute to the Virtual…

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