Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit Invited Speaker Series 2010/11
Department of Psychology , Goldsmiths, University of London
SEMINARS ARE HELD ON TUESDAYS AT 6:10 PM IN THE NEW ACADEMIC BUILDING, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW. All talks are open to staff, students and members of the public. Attendance is free and there is no need to book in advance.
For further information, visit or contact Tamas Borbely.
12 Oct Jon Ronson
Writer and documentary filmmaker
The Men Who Stare at Goats and Other True Tales of Craziness at the Heart of Power
26 Oct Deborah Hyde
Writer and blogger
Demons and Nightmares: Why do People Believe in the Malign Supernatural?
9 Nov Dr Gustav Kuhn
Department of Psychology, Brunel University
The Science of Magic: How Magic Changes our Expectations About Autism
16 Nov Dr Simon Dein
Senior Lecturer in Anthropology and Medicine, UCL
A Messiah from the Dead: What Really Happens When Prophecy Fails
23 Nov Daniela Rudloff
Department of Psychology, University of Leicester
Mental ‘Short-Cuts’ – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
7 Dec Andy Lewis
Blogger and Developer of the Quackometer website
The Persistence of Delusion: Why do Some Alternative Medicines Thrive and Others Die?