Cambridge Science Festival. 15th March 2014.


The Captured Thought

Nicky Clayton and Clive Wilkins

Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge

 Words are not the only way in which we capture thoughts. This is no more evident than in a dance partnership, where two people need to understand each other without uttering a single word; their bodies say it all. Argentine Tango partners, cognitive neuroscientist Nicky Clayton and artist and writer Clive Wilkins, investigate the notion of what it is like to think without words and consider how close other animals come to doing this.


For more information check out their blog:

and watch their TEDx Oxbridge presentation:




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