The past, present and future of cognitive neuroscience

A sold out crowd of over 300 attendees, made up of academics, students, and the general public, made their way into Jeffrey Hall at the University College London’s Institute of Education to be a part of ‘Mind The Brain’. This conference aimed to celebrate 20 years of groundbreaking research at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (ICN), but also to bring the future of cognitive neuroscience to the public by featuring short, 15-minute engaging and accessible talks by all 12 speakers and four panelists.Host of the conference, Steve Cross, kicked off the day with lighthearted humour, which relieved the nerves the speakers while exciting the packed crowed for the first block of talks. Cross welcomed on the first speaker to deliver the keynote address, Tim Shallice. Shallice, the founder of the…


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