TED Talk “Your perception is not always reality” by Nikos Konstantinou

This is a powerful Zoom-Out related TED Talk video.

“Our brain constructs and shapes our reality. The importance of previous experiences and context related to how perceptions may be represented. Nikos received a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London.He currently spends countless hours in the lab designing and running behavioral experiments combined with neuroimaging techniques (e.g. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging). He is seeking to understand how different types of working memory (for example visual vs. verbal) interact with attention (e.g. our ability to ignore irrelevant distracting information) to give rise to our subjective experience of the world, using healthy populations and patients (e.g. social anxiety/phobia, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s).He also teaches courses related to his research interests and supervises students at the graduate and undergraduate level. He is passionate about science communication and thinks that science is incomplete unless properly communicated.”