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Population Health

Question Time -The Brain and Society Event

the brain
11:00 - 12:30
20 March 2013
TThe Bridge Bar, Building 42 (Students' Union), Highfield Campus

For more information regarding this event, please email Luke Goater at .

Event details

This stimulating and fun event aims to encourage enquiry, debate and even controversy as leading academics give 5-minute presentations on issues relating to the brain and society before throwing the field open to all-comers.

Hear about the issue of criminal responsibility for acts
performed whilst intoxicated; how too much selfcontrol,
while valued by society, can lead to problems like
depression and anorexia; addiction to alcohol and the
problem for medicine/ the medical profession; whether
or not we still have a hunter’s brain inside an urban body;
memory loss ; how taking responsibility to look after the
blood vessels of our brain may help to prevent Alzheimer’s.
Come and debate with our experts! Chaired by Professor
Alex Neill (Philosophy). 

To book a place at this event register online

This event is part of Multidisciplinary Research Week, March 17 - 22,  2013
Population Health

Speaker information

Our panel of speakers :-,Professor Hazel Biggs (Law), Professor Tom Lynch (Psychology), Professor Paul Roderick (Medicine), Professor Clive Gamble (Archaeology) and Dr Roxana Carare (Medicine).

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