The Magic of Neuroscience - Bristol

External Event - 10th Nov 2018

The Magic of Neuroscience Poster10 November 2018 11:00 – 17:00

Room 1.11, Merchant Venturers Building, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UB

SRUK is proud to present a new outreach event, organised by the South West constituency. This new free event was created to explore the science behind interesting subjects like magichuman perceptioncognitive illusionsand psychological disorders from a neuroscientist’s point of view. We will enjoy several talks from excellent experts in the field, and a few interactive workshops where we will play a bit with your brain. Please register here for free, and join us the 10th November 2018, in the Merchant Venturers Building, (Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UB).

Morning session
11.00 – 11.30 Registration
11.30 – 11.40 Welcome
11.40 – 12.20 Dr Gustav Kuhn: “The Science of Magic: Why Magic Works”
12.20 – 12.50 László Tálas “Deceiving the Eye: Illusions and Camouflage”
12.50 – 13.30 Lunch

Afternoon session
13.30 – 14.00 Prof. Marcus Monafo: “How Anxiety Changes the Way We See the World”
14.00 – 14.30 Dr Hugo Caffaratti: “Abracademy”
14.30 – 14.45 Break

14.45 – 16.00 Workshops
Control someone else’s arm! How is your brain different from your dog’s?
Wrestle someone using your brain and be our competition winner!
Can you hear and talk with your eyes?
Hack your brain: See and feel things which aren’t real!

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