Shane O'Mara is Professor of Experimental Brain Research at Trinity College Dublin. He is Principal Investigator in, and was Director of, the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, one of Europe's leading research centres for neuroscience. He is also a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator and a Science Foundation Ireland Principal Investigator.
Delightfully well-written, accessible, surprisingly reflecting ...
*Niamh Jiménez, Irish Times*
Surprising... intriguing... enjoyable
In this time of digital disconnection, Talking Heads is a reminder of the enduring power of face-to-face interactions and conversations. It is a thoughtful book that might make you watch what you say.
O'Mara delves deeply into the ways we use conversations to create our cultures and build entire nations ... There's a lot in it that resonates
Fascinating … The author’s lucid exploration of how we communicate stretches from neurons to nations [and] strikes an informed, accessible tone ... Talking Heads is seasoned with intriguing facts
*Sunday Business Post*