The human brain is a marvel unmatched in the universe. In recent years, there has been tremendous progress in understanding the brain, and it has implications for all our lives. How can a young brain be maintained even in old age? What is intelligence? What is the place of emotions in the brain, how does our parenting style affect the minds of our children, and how does this relate to the ‘flexible brain’? Prof. Yovell answers these questions from his unique perspective, which combines neuroscience and psychology.