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How does the brain identify voices?

Wednesday 4th Apr 2018, 03.15pm

166,000 visitors, 700 competition entries and 1 live experiment! As part of the Brain Diaries exhibition, which took place at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, researchers asked the general public what they would like to find out if they had access to an MRI scanner and a team of brain researchers. The winning question was chosen and the experiment was streamed live on the Oxford Sparks Facebook channel.

In this episode of The Big Questions podcast we joined the experiment to ask: How does he brain identify voices? To find out we interviewed MRI Physicist Stuart Clare and Neuro Scientist Holly Bridge at the Wellcome Centre for Integrative for Neuroimaging at the John Radcliff Hospital to find out…

Watch the Facebook LIVE here

Wellcome Centre for Integrative for Neuroimaging at the John Radcliff Hospital

Try the experiment here

This experiment is to test how the brain identifies voices.

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