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Modern technology is changing the way our brains work, says neuroscientist Dr Fiona Kerr, System and Neural Complexity Specialist with the University of Adelaide.

Does technology impacts the brain and decision making? According to The University of Adelaide’s Neural Systems and Complexity Specialist Dr Fiona Kerr, the answer to the question is yes. Technology affects our attention, our social connectivity with other people and our sleep cycles.
We live in a society where all aspects of our lives are driven […]

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Dr Fiona Kerr on ABC’s Catalyst

Dr Fiona Kerr is starring in the ABC’s Catalyst programme ‘Becoming Superhuman’.
The first episode aired last week gained rave reviews and this week Dr Kerr shares her powerful views on how humans can be their very best.
Catalyst airs Tuesday 31st May 2016 and can be viewed here.

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Listen to Dr Fiona Kerr on Ockham’s Razor!

Over the weekend ECIC academic Dr Fiona Kerr appeared on Radio National’s science program Ockhams’ Razor.

The program allows experts to talk uninterrupted for one hour about their topic, which allows for more in-depth coverage of more complex issues.
Fiona’s segment is titled Neurogenesis: a Force for Creativity? and she speaks about neurogenesis being a continual process […]

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Good leadership can positively change people’s brains

Do leaders of successful and adaptive organisations think differently? Yes, according to the ECIC’s organisational and neural complexity specialist.
Dr Fiona Kerr says while it’s common knowledge that a leader plays a critical role in the success of a company, the research she conducted as part of her PhD (based on 25-years’ experience) uncovered how strong […]

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Dr Fiona Kerr: Value Chain Mapping

 

The University of Adelaide is pleased to announce that Dr Fiona Kerr, adjunct with the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC), has been commissioned by the Economic Development Board (EDB) of South Australia to work on a value chain mapping and analysis method to be used by the state government as a basis for policy […]

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