Plasticity and the Social Brain

Kill or Cure by Amanda Doidge

Last weekend I went to see my good friend Ben Dalton‘s exhibition at Kings College London: Narrating Plasticity: Stories of Transformation between the Plastic Arts and Neurosciences. The exhibition was the result of a collaborative project exploring the different ways that French philosophy, neuroscience and ceramics think about the concept of plasticity. Sounds barmy, but […]

Why We All Need To Be Polymaths

Leonardo da Vinci

Polymath (n.) ˈpɒlɪmaθ | A person of great and varied learning Throughout school and university, I worked a variety of summer jobs, from NHS admin work, to teaching, to legal work experience, and even the territorial army. I didn’t know what I wanted to do but I was willing to try lots of different things. Now I […]