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Nov 30, 2022

Sleep is a vital part of every animal's life and plays a vital role in emotional regulation, memory consolidation and physical health.  But many people struggle to get a good night’s sleep and that includes adolescents.  The impact of poor sleep can be devastating.  This week Dr Maria Gardani talks about her research...


Nov 23, 2022

How can Neuropsychology integrate with education to support our understanding of how learning works?  This week Clinical Psychologist and neuropsychologist Dr Jenny G’in-toni talks about her work in the multidisciplinary fields of educational neuroscience.  This is a really interesting area but it is difficult, as we...


Nov 17, 2022

Dr Georgia Pavlopoulou is an assistant professor based at the Department of Psychology and Human Development at University College London and is the lead autism workforce trainer at the Anna Freud Centre. She is the founder of the Group for Research in Relationships in Neurodiversity.  

We discuss the relationship and...


Nov 9, 2022

Cognitive Load is something that we should all be aware of when teaching, but what is the scientific theory that underpins it and how can we hit the sweet spot where cognitive load isn’t too high but is still high enough to engage and motivate students to learn.  This week Bradley Busch from InnerDrive talks about the...


Oct 27, 2022

Over its very long history, cannabis has been celebrated by some for its pleasures and medicinal properties.  It has also been demonised for inducing psychotic effects, addiction and cognitive impairment.  A cannabis plant can contain over 140 cannabinoids and levels of these vary widely in different strains of...