Don’t miss: Video game-making, circus science and unusual brains | Artificial intelligence
Neurology and psychiatry come together in The Disordered Mind: What unusual brains tell us about ourselves (Little, Brown), a masterful summary of the field by Nobel prizewinner Eric Kandel.
Roll up to London’s Science Museum at 6.45 pm BST on 29 August to celebrate 250 years of the circus and uncover the technical skills and science behind the thrills of the big top.
In her podcast People Behind the Science, Marie McNeely gets scientists to share their stories. The most recent episode features Michael Levin of Tufts University, Massachusetts, who studies the decisions and computations that occur in living systems.
E-Line Media’s The Endless Mission (pictured above) puts the tools of game creation on your screen. Use templates and assets from other built-in games, share creations with other players or dip into theirs via a central hub.
In BBC Radio 4’s Hotspot (1.45 pm BST, 27 August), Jenny Kleeman explores the stories behind some startling place-based statistics. Who knew the UK capital of personal debt was Plymouth?
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