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Brain Scan

Episode 2 of 5

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 26 January 2010

Dr Mark Lythgoe, Director of the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging, tells the untold story of medical imaging and why uncovering our inner selves changed the world.

Mark Lythgoe visits one of the pioneers of modern brain scanning at Nottingham University, and asks neuroscientists and philosophers how this new-found ability to picture thoughts and emotions has changed our concept of the human mind.

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