3 special events streamed live from ALSO's 2021 summer festival.
Zoologist and University of Cambridge animal communication expert (wolves are his speciality) Dr Arik Kershenbaum talks to human voice expert Juliet Russell about the ways animals communicate (why and how they do so) and what this might mean for extra-terrestrial life. This is the story of how animal life really works, on Earth and in space.
Have our memories really got worse during the pandemic? If you have felt more forgetful during the pandemic you're not alone. Join Claudia Hammond, Prof Catherine Loveday and ALSO Festival’s Helen Bagnall as they explore time perception during the pandemic and the impact on memory.
Hear from neuropsychopharmacologist and scientific powerhouse Prof David Nutt as he discusses humans’ complex relationship with their favourite drug - alcohol. We'll be hearing about David's quest to create a brand new drink, Sentia, that gives the pleasant effects of alcohol without the harm.