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Scottish Storytelling Centre

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43-45 High Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1SR United Kingdom
0131 556 9579 http://www.tracscotland.org/scottish-storytelling-centre

November 2019

Bedtime Stories for the Brain

November 21, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1SR United Kingdom
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Neuroscience – the scientific study of the brain and the nervous system – seems to be ever more visible in popular culture. Research about the brain is often portrayed as a means of helping to understand our bodies, our selves and even our societies. We are increasingly told in newspapers, on television and elsewhere that ‘we are our brains’, and to ‘look after’ our brains. Humanities and social science scholars, though, have looked more critically about the circulation of such…

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