History of Medicine

Video Clips of Professor Elizabeth Warrington on YouTube

Early years exploring the brain

The pig with no tail

Neuropsychology – first tests to assess information processing

Reinterpreting my data

The British tradition of experimental psychology

Perception – brain lesions

Facial recognition and the man who counted sheep


Memory – short-term and long-term

Short-term memory, visual and verbal

Amnesia – implicit and explicit memory

Long-term Memory – discontinuity between remembering facts and events

Understanding concrete and abstract words; recognising objects and animate things

Understanding nouns and verbs, and the man who remembered countries

The visual world and verbal knowledge

The challenge of access

Semantic Organization – the brain’s compass points