It’s common to hear just how amazing, powerful and beyond-our-understanding the human brain is. It’s seemingly implied that we should be grateful that such a thing would deign to inhabit our thick skulls. But what if it’s not perfect? What if it’s actually rather flawed? In honour of the paperback release of his book ‘The Idiot Brain’, neuroscientist, lecturer and comedian Dean Burnett is joined onstage by a panel of his fellow neuroscientists and psychologists to discuss just how weird, illogical and downright surreal the workings of the brain can get.
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