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"Behaviour and Architecture" - Prof. Kate Jeffery
Prof Kate Jeffery is a neuroscientist researching how the brain makes an internal representation of space. Kate founded the “Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience” at UCL, a laboratory comprising several researchers who use physiological methods to study cognition. She studies how spatially sensitive neurons encode complex spaces, with a particular focus on two main issues: three dimensional space, and the internal “sense of direction”.
Although individuals are expected to benefit from selfish behaviour; cooperation is not only commonplace in nature, but is of profound evolutionary and social significance, being responsible for most of the major evolutionary transitions. I aim to elucidate the mechanisms that maintain cooperation in interactions where partners may otherwise be tempted to exploit one another. In…
Laboratory: Social Evolution and Behaviour Lab
The legendary @UCLPALS Christmas Video 2018 #UCLPALSXMAS18 is out! Feat. extreme flossing, Mama Maria's Concierge Services, Papa Luigi's PALS Pasta, McClellands McQuasion McMacBurger, and our beloved PALS Superstars - presented by @krishgm. Check it out: https://t.co/j2Fgsex5pX pic.twitter.com/1rkVkMy61c— UCL Experimental Psychology (@EP_UCL) December 17, 2018