Is there a link between gaming and neurological disorders?
20 May 2015
A paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B today links action video game playing with changes in how people use parts of their brain to solve problems. Structural changes in those parts of the brain have been associated with risk of neurological and psychiatric disorders later in life.
Is a man in red more dominant than a man in blue?
13 May 2015
A paper in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters finds that when it comes to perception it is men dressed in red who are thought of as being more dominant than those wearing blue.
Scientists track the hip-hop revolution
06 May 2015
Scientists have teamed up with Last.fm to analyse the evolution of pop music in America. By approaching the charts with a scientific eye (or ear!) the team have pinpointed the birth of disco, the hip-hop revolution and the lingering death of Jazz and Blues.
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How did life begin?
04 June 2015
Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham Ladies' College
Join experts to discuss the origin of life at the Cheltenham Science Festival.
Can we build a quantum computer?
05 June 2015
Helix Theatre, Cheltenham Science Festival
Discover the potential applications of the quantum world at the Cheltenham Science Festival.
06 June 2015
Winton Crucible, Cheltenham Science Festival
Join Mark Miodownik at the Cheltenham Science Festival.
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