When recalling the past, we often create false memories. Based on philosophical principles and the latest research, Giuliana Mazzoni explores why we lie to ourselves and how this impacts our everyday life.
The main purpose of the brain is to enable action. This simple idea is so fundamental that it shapes our conscious experience without us being aware. Steve Tipper demonstrates how these processes influence our behaviour and fool us into seeing far less than we realise.
Contribute to the largest dementia study in history with Jason Hayhurst, who will show you how virtual reality and augmented reality games can be used to improve the quality of life for those suffering with dementia. How will we approach the future design challenges of these live-sa…
How we imagine the future has significant repercussions on how we conduct ourselves in the present. In this talk, Scott Cole will reveal how such thinking can affect our thoughts, emotions and behaviour and what impact this has on society.
People with a health condition are often invited to take part in research as participants, but they can also use their experience to actively shape how this is done. Join a Parkinson’s patient and Ellen Poliakoff
How would you react in a city-wide disaster? Warmer and drier weather conditions mean there are an increasing number of wildfires and their proximity to cities result in thousands of communities being entrapped once they break out. Check your own reactions to an extreme event while
Upon its release in 1973, The Exorcist provoked an outcry about the psychological influence of film. Meanwhile, medical journals reported and sought to scientifically explain numerous cases of 'possession' triggered by the film. Join us for a special screening and panel discussion exploring this cu…