The adaptive brain – Life Science Lunch
The year of the brain is coming to an end. Researchers at UiO undertake several different approaches to find out more about the mechanisms underlying the activity of the brain both in the absence and presence of different diseases that affects the brain.
- Does age itself affect brain and cognition?
Kristine Beate Walhovd, Professor, Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition (LCBC), Department of Psychology.
- Storage of long-term memories.
Torkel Hafting, Associate Professor, Centre for Integrative Neuroplasticity (CINPLA), Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and Cortical Circuits Group, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine
- Can oral infection be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease?
Ingar Olsen, Professor, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry
Moderator: Jørn Kløvfjell Mjelva, president of The Cultural Event Association, The Norwegian Student Society (DNS).