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Top of the Cops: Murder on the Dance Floor: 20, 21, 22 February 2018

January 22nd 2018

Hi All, Goldsmiths Psychology Department's Forensic Psychology Unit are at it again with yet another immersive theatre event. Those of you who have attended their previous events will know just how much fun they are. Further details below. Please direct any queries to Dr Gordon Wright: g.wr...@gold.ac.uk Best wishes, Chris +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 3 nights of Murder, Mystery & Madonna... Live music, dancing, drama, psychological research AND MURDER: This is no ordinary discot ...Continue Reading

Mental Illusions; Mysteries of Sleep; Haunted

January 21st 2018

Hi All, You might like to have a look at this rather nice new website from Jeniffer Ortega (Mental Illusions) which features, amongst other things, an interview on “Science and Magic” from Dr Gustav Kuhn and one from me on “Science, Magic, and Religion”. Here is the link: https://www.mentalillusions.com You might also be interested in checking out this Radio 4 series on “Mysteries of Sleep” (thanks to Jon Wainwright for drawing this to my attention): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09hrkwd F ...Continue Reading

Jennifer Rees "Exploring the Mind of a Psychopath" @ Goldsmiths, 6:10 pm, 23/1/18

January 21st 2018

Hi All, The next talk in the APRU/FPU Invited Speakers Series will be by Jennifer Rees. The title of Jennifer's talk is "Exploring the Mind of a Psychopath". The talk will take place in LG01 in the Professor Stuart Hall Building at 6:10 pm on 23/1/18 . Further details are presented below and at: https://www.gold.ac.uk/calendar/?id=11239 As always, the talk is free, open to the public and there is no need to book. For further information, contact Dr Gordon Wright (g.wr...@gold.ac.uk) ...Continue Reading

Student project on sleep paralysis - please spare 15 minutes to take part

January 21st 2018

Hi All, One of my project students, Lorena Broboana, would be extremely grateful if you could spare 15 minutes to take part in her survey study investigating correlates of Isolated Sleep Paralysis (ISP) across personality dimensions and other individual differences. To take part, you must be at least 18 years old and have experienced at least one episode of sleep paralysis. Further details can be found here: https://goldpsych.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3WQH7VpktxNuULz Best wishes, Chris ...Continue Reading

Dr Niall McCrae "Social media and the teenage mental health ‘epidemic’ – moral panic 2.0?" @ Greenwich SitP, 7:30 pm, 7/2/18

January 18th 2018

Hi All, Our next talk at Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub will be given by Dr Niall McCrae. Vanessa's title is "Social media and the teenage mental health ‘epidemic’ – moral panic 2.0?". It will take place on Wednesday, 7 February 2018 at 7:30 pm. Further details of the talk can be found below and at http://greenwich.skepticsinthepub.org/ Please forward on to groups or individuals who may be interested. Best wishes, Chris +++++ Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub: What? Social media and the ...Continue Reading

Jennifer Rees "Exploring the Mind of a Psychopath" @ Goldsmiths, 6:10 pm, 23/1/18

January 17th 2018

Hi All, The next talk in the APRU/FPU Invited Speakers Series will be by Jennifer Rees. The title of Jennifer's talk is "Exploring the Mind of a Psychopath". The talk will take place in LG01 in the Professor Stuart Hall Building at 6:10 pm on 23/1/18 . Further details are presented below and at: https://www.gold.ac.uk/calendar/?id=11239 As always, the talk is free, open to the public and there is no need to book. For further information, contact Dr Gordon Wright (g.wr...@gold.ac.uk) ...Continue Reading

Helena Cassol (change of speaker) on Near-Death Experiences @ Greenwich SitP, 7:30 pm, 17/1/18

January 15th 2018

Hi All, Final reminder! Our next talk at Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub will now be given by Helena Cassol (not Dr Vanessa Charland as originally advertised). However, as Helena works in the same team as Vanessa, she is happy to stick with Vanessa's talk title ("Near-death experiences: Real or imagined?") and summary. The talk will take place on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 at 7:30 pm (NB: Not our usual first Wednesday of the month slot). I apologise for this change of speaker (our thi ...Continue Reading

PhD student sued for standing up for science

January 15th 2018

Hi All, The self-explanatory message below is from Chris Peters (Sense About Science). Best wishes, Chris +++ Dear friends You may have seen that Britt Hermes, a member of our Voice of Young Science network and a well-known international skeptical campaigner against naturopathy, is being sued for defamation. Britt exemplifies the VoYS ethos of standing up for science and calling out misrepresentation of research. Now we’re asking all of you to stand up for Britt. Because of the legal costs involved, this case against B ...Continue Reading

Professor Ray Tallis on the Seductive Myth of Time Travel @ Goldsmiths, 4 pm, 17/1/18

January 11th 2018

Hi All, Please see below for further details of this interesting event (arranged by colleague, Dr Karina Linnell). Best wishes, Chris +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The first Whitehead lecture of Spring Term 2018 will be given by Prof Ray Tallis, at 4pm on Wednesday 17th January, and will be entitled "The Seductive Myth of Time Travel". https://www.gold.ac.uk/calendar/?id=11302 An abstract for the lecture and biography for the speaker are appended below. The lecture will take place i ...Continue Reading

Helena Cassol (change of speaker) on Near-Death Experiences @ Greenwich SitP, 7:30 pm, 17/1/18

January 11th 2018

Hi All, Our next talk at Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub will now be given by Helena Cassol (not Dr Vanessa Charland as originally advertised. However, as Helena works in the same team as Vanessa, she is happy to stick with Vanessa's talk title ("Near-death experiences: Real or imagined?") and summary. The talk will take place on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 at 7:30 pm (NB: Not our usual first Wednesday of the month slot). I apologise for this change of speaker (our third in a row!) and ...Continue Reading
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  • Monday, 17 October, 2016 at 13:06
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    i am a biochemistry/neuroscience student at kings living by goldsmiths

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