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Question of Perception Lectures

The Question of Perception lectures bring experts in brain science and perception to Glasgow Science Centre to talk about the science behind our exhibition — A Question of Perception — and to explore how our brains work.

  • Lectures include access to the A Question of Perception exhibition on Floor 1
  • Evenings run from 6.00pm to 9.00pm
  • £10 per person, per night
  • Lectures are aimed at audiences aged 12 and over

 

4 October

Neurodome: Exploring Neuroscience, Mental Health, Drugs and Perception with Prof. Judith Pratt

In this, the last in our series of Question of Perception Lectures, we will be hosting Professor Judith Pratt, Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science. She will lead you on a spectacular tour inside the brain using planetarium software Neurodome to explore its inner workings. Professor Pratt will talk about how the brain is changed in mental health conditions such as schizophrenia and consider how this can influence perception of time, thinking, behaviour and mood. She will also consider how mind-altering drugs can alter perception of the world around us.

This lecture takes place in the Planetarium in Glasgow Science Centre, and includes access to the new A Question of Perception exhibition on Floor 1.

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