Naked Neuroscience, from the Naked Scientists

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Naked Neuroscience - A spine-tingling interactive exploration of the brain, from the Naked Scientists

Making moves Sept. 19, 2019

This month - what's going on in the brain that allows us to move? How might control over our movements change as we age? And why do armies march in time with each other? We're mulling over the neuroscience of movement. Plus, we'll be taking a stroll through the latest neuroscience news, with the help of local experts. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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