Dr Jamie Ward is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychology, University College London and has researched and taught extensively in many areas of cognitive neuroscience.
He is a leading authority on the subject of synaesthesia and has contributed to a wider understanding of it in both academic and lay circles.
In this podcast we talk to Jamie Ward about the development of cognitive neuroscience, its portrayal in the media, his textbook The Student’s Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience, and the recent debate on the usefulness (or seductiveness!) of the “flickering lights” of fMRI.
This 22 minute interview serves as a general introduction to the subject of Cognitive Neuroscience, and we have released it free of charge on a Creative Commons licence so that professors and lecturers are free to copy & redistribute it on their university’s network/website for the use of their students, or to play it during a lecture.