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The English zoologist and neurophysiologist John Zachary Young explores the function of the brain, the way it facilitates communication between human beings, and the current scientific methods used to further our understanding of its capacity, in his Reith lecture series entitled 'Doubt and Certainty in Science'.

In his third lecture, entitled 'The Human Calculating Machine', J Z Young examines how brain cells function, and considers what scientists have discovered about their activity, and what is still unknown.

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Thu 16 Nov 1950 09:00