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Scientists discover why left-handers have the advantage in elite sports

Professor Chris McManus (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) comments on a recent study he was acknowledged in about the advantages of being left-handed in sports, saying that the left-handed advantage was probably confined to elite players. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Nov 22, 2017 10:15:36 AM

The Brain Prize winners

After winning this year's Brain Prize, Professor Peter Dayan (UCL Computational Neuroscience) speaks with the presenter about his ground-breaking work on how the brain recognises and processes reward.  Listen: BBC 4 'All in the mind' (from 4 mins, 3 secs) More...

Published: Nov 22, 2017 9:46:00 AM

Driverless, electric future just round the corner for urban cars

Professor David Metz (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) says that developed cities have reached “peak car”, with ownership no longer associated with increasing prosperity. Read: Gulf News More...

Published: Nov 21, 2017 10:28:46 AM

Sophie Scott Q&A: “I’d like less Brexit – and two more days in the week”

Professor Sophie Scott (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) talks London Zoo, New Labour, and pictures of thermostats on Facebook. Read: New Statesman  More...

Published: Nov 21, 2017 10:06:37 AM