Forum: Wood 20 Jan 1501/20/15
Is our attitude to wood changing? In Canada an architect is designing wooden high rise buildings but in Africa it's still the dominant fuel for daily survival. To discuss wood, architect Michael Green, timber researcher Dan Ridley-Ellis, geographer...
Forum: Interruptions 13 Jan 2015
What makes us interrupt conversations, and why do we drop what we're doing when our gadgets demand our attention? And how have some of the world's most mysterious religions survived the interruption of war or catastrophe? Joining Bridget Kendall are...
Forum: Feet 06 Jan 2015
How do our feet work – when we stand or walk, or when we dance with them? And how vulnerable is this part of our body to injury? – whether by accident, or endured in the name of beauty… from high heeled shoes, to ballet dancers who dance on points, to...
Forum: Self-Control 30 Dec 2014
How long can you wait in order to get something you want? Walter Mischel’s celebrated Marshmallow Test, designed to explore our ability to exercise self-control, has come of age. Data collected over the last half-a-century coupled with new brain scan...
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