Dale Purves – How Vision Succeeds in an Unknown World

Event Date: 7 March 2013 Room 243 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents: Dr Dale Purves (Duke) – How Vision Succeeds in an Unknown World Dale Purves is Director of the Neuroscience and Behavioural Disorders program at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Executive Director of the Neuroscience Research Partnership at A*STAR, both located …

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Dreams & Dreaming: Disciplinary Perspectives & Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Event Date: 25 January 2013 Room G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Dreams & Dreaming: Disciplinary Perspectives & Interdisciplinary Dialogue Studying the phenomenon of dreaming can reveal deep and surprising truths about human experience, consciousness, and memory. Academics from disciplines as diverse as psychology, cognitive …

Colin Blakemore – Darwin’s Brain

Event Date: 4 December 2012 The Senate Room Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents: Professor Colin Blakemore (Director of the IP Centre for the Philosophy of the Senses, Neurons and Knowledge) – Darwin’s Brain Introduction by Professor Barry Smith (Institute of Philosophy) ——————– Talk: ——————– Closing Comments by Professor Barry Smith:   share …

Scent and Sensibility: The Neuroscience of Fragrance

Event Date: 1  June 2012 Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents Scent and Sensibility: The Neuroscience of Fragrance The importance of olfaction to the understanding of emotional processes still needs to reach out to other areas of research. The aim of the conference is to make the state of the art …

Neuroscience, Responsibility and the Law

Event Date: 14 and 15 May 2012 Senate House Room S261 University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents Neuroscience, Responsibility and the Law DAY 1 (Monday 14 May) Al Mele: Free will and substance dualism: the real scientific threat to free will? [AUDIO HERE] ———————————————– Marcel Brass: Who is in control? Brain correlates of …