Cambridge Ideas - Bird Tango

11 Nov 2010

Professor Nicky Clayton researches the social behaviour, intelligence and dance credentials of birds!

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Feelings by phone

28 Sep 2010

A system which enables psychologists to track people's emotional behaviour through their mobile phones has been successfully road-tested by researchers.

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Major new study into brain ageing

25 May 2010

Efforts to understand the effects of ageing on the brain have been given a major boost with the announcement of a new £5m grant from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to Cambridge researchers.

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Near misses are like winning to problem gamblers

04 May 2010

The brains of problem gamblers react more intensely to near misses than casual gamblers, new research from the University of Cambridge has found. The results could help explain what keeps problem gamblers betting even though they keep losing.

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The Bird Tango: Cambridge academic fuses love of birds and dance

09 Sep 2009

Nicola Clayton, Professor of Comparative Cognition, has collaborated with the world-famous Rambert Dance Company to produce a contemporary dance based on the works of Charles Darwin. In the video highlighted below, she discusses the scientific inspirations behind the contemporary ballet piece, The Comedy of Change.

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