By: Presented by Nicola Davis and produced by Max Sanderson | Cross Section: Sophie Scott – Science Weekly Podcast | Neuroscience | The Guardian
Where did human language come from? What role does it serve? And how might emojis and GIFs enhance human interaction?
Since beginning in 1825, the Royal Institution Christmas lectures have seen the likes of Michael Faraday, David Attenborough, and Monica Grady take centre stage. Continuing this string of science’s brightest stars, this year’s lectures will be given by Professor Sophie Scott, a cognitive neuroscientist from University College London.