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Misconceptions about the brain

Does listening to Mozart make people smarter? Will eating spinach make you stronger? Edinburgh University Professor Sergio Della Salla challenged some common misconceptions about science in his Christmas lecture last week.

The lecture was in celebration of the Tom Dalyell prize he won for contributions to science communication.  To listen to Segio's presentation click here.  You may want to skip to 10 minutes as there is a long introduction. 

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