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The Baroness, Consciousness, and the Twitterverse

A Conversation with Susan Greenfield

May 22, 2009
48 minutes
Susan Greenfield


Baroness Susan Greenfield is a British scientist, writer, broadcaster and a member of the House of Lords. She is known as a popularizer of science, with her research focusing on brain physiology, particularly in the areas of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. She was the first female director of the Royal Institution and has received numerous awards, including the Michael Faraday medal from the Royal Society for her contributions to the public understanding of science.