Overloaded: How Your Brain Chemicals Influence Your Life – with Ginny Smith

From The Royal Institution.

Scientists are uncovering the unexpected connections between crucial neurotransmitters and our thoughts, memories and emotions.
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Join Ginny Smith as she explores her latest book ‘Overloaded’ and the role that neurotransmitters play in every aspect of our lives. Everything from what we remember, how we make decisions, who we love and basic survival drives such as hunger, fear and sleep.

In this conversation, Ginny gets to the bottom of exactly what these tiny molecules do, after talking to scientists at the cutting-edge of research into the world of brain chemistry.

This talk was recorded on 1st April 2021.

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