Faraneh Vargha-Khadem

Research, Clinical Practice, Consultancy

MEDIA

Television

A brief history of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience at UCL Institute of Child Health, 29 March 2012

Speech and language

– “Long term psychological trauma of war”, Al Jazeera English International, January 18, 2015

– “The mystery of Gene, what is the human being?”, Tokyo Broadcasting System, February 11, 2013

– “The Human Spark”, PBS (USA), January 2010

– “Why Do We Talk?” BBC Horizon, December 2009

“On the road with Homo sapiens”, SDT1, September 2008

– “Human Ape”, National Geographic Channel US, 17 March, 2008

– “Perspective: Unlocking Language” World Wide Pictures, April 1998

– “Speech disorder gene” Sky News, February 1998

– “Language Gene” British Satellite News, February 1998

– “Living with half a brain” Canadian Broadcasting Corporation February 1998

– “Scientists find language disorder and autism gene” BBC 1, 27 January 1998

Memory

– “How Does Your Memory Work?”, Horizon, BBC 2, 25th March 2008

– “Preverbal memories” BBC News, March 10, 2007

– “Intensive Scare”, Horizon Series on Premature Birth, BBC1, August 21, 2003

“Brain Story” BBC Two, August 2000

– “Mysteries of the Mind” (working title) BBC TV, Spring 2000

– “Helping brain damaged children to remember” BBC World Service Discovery programme

– First on Five item on Memory, Channel Five News, December 1997

– “The new syndrome of childhood amnesia” Sky News 19 July 1997

– “Can you train your brain?”, BBC Bang Goes The Theory, April, 2010

Radio

Speech and language

“VOX Project” BBC Radio 4, January 2010

“The Ideas That Make Us”, BBC Radio 4, 13 September 2013

Memory

Faraneh Vargha-Khadem on memory BBC Radio 4, July 2016

– “Working Memory” from “Am I Normal?” Series 5, BBC Radio 4, October 21, 2008

– “Me and my memory”, The ‘Memory Experience’ season, BBC Radio 4, August 2, 2006

– BBC Radio Four, 30 October 2001

– Swiss National Radio, October 2001

– BBC World Service, July 1997

– Science Now – Radio 2, 14 May 1997

– John Dunn – Radio 2, 7 May 1997

– National Public Radio, USA 2 February 1997

Journals, magazines and newspaper articles

Speech and language

– “Talking genes”, The Secret of the Sequence, PBS August 2003

“First Speech Gene” The Lancet, October 2001

“A Language Gene is Identified” Washington Post 3 October 2001

“Gene change speaks to language malady” Science News 3 October 2001

“Scientists unlock mysteries of speech” BBC 3 October 2001

– “Talk of genetics and visa versa” Pinker, S. Nature 4 October 2001

“Team pinpoints first gene key to language” The Guardian 4 October 2001

– “Speech gene discovery proves Darwin was right” The Times 4 October 2001

– “Scientists find gene linked to speech” The Independent October 2001

– “Gene Link to Speech” Daily Express 4 October 2001

“Scientists Report Finding a Gene for Speech” The New York Times 4 October 2001

– “UK scientists identify first language gene” Reuters 4 October 2001

“First Gene Linked to Speech Identified” Science 5 October 2001

– “First Gene of Language and Speech Discovered” The Telegraph 5 October 2001

– “The Power of Language May All Be In The Genes” The Observer, 7 October 2001

– “In search of language genes” Nature Neuroscience, November 2001

“Scientists Identify a Language Gene” – National Geographic, 4 October 2001

– “Mute boy speaks after brain is halved” The Sunday Times 4 May 1997

“Late bloomer – A boy with one hemisphere upsets old ideas on speech acquisition” Scientific American February 1997

– “Language Development: The Right Brain Speaks” Journal of NIH Research January 1997

“When half a brain is better than one” New Scientist April 1996

Memory

– “Brain Damage in Children Can Take Years to Effect Behaviour” The Guardian 7 November 2000

– “Revealed: Why some of us are absent-minded” The Independent 20 February 2000

– “Unlocking the secrets of brain damage” Financial Times 6 November 1999

“Babies can recognise words” The Independent 27 September 1997

– “Forgetfulness opens window on the mind” Daily Telegraph 18 July 1997

Other

“Science: Can We Stop Anti-Social Behaviour?”, The Daily Telegraph, December 2007

“Family Health: Brain – bad behaviour” The Times 12 December 2000

“Seeds of a sociopath – Violence in the brain” US News & World Report 20 November 2000

Neuroplasticity and Education, The Pontifical Academy of Sciences, 27-28 October 2010

Advances in developmental amnesia, UCL News, 28 September 2005

Sickle cell disease, Action medical research for children, September 2003