Mind Games: Trick or Truth?

Brains! by Hey Paul Studios

Brains! by Hey Paul Studios

The December talk will be given by Dr. Ed Morrison of the University of Portsmouth who will be talking about what your mind can and cannot do, complete with some demonstrations so you can decide for yourself which claims are fact and which are fake.

Poster for Dr Ed Morrison

Poster for Dr Ed Morrison

  • A thought can be implanted into your mind without you knowing.
  • Your memory power can be more than doubled almost instantly.
  • Your physical performance can be improved using mind over matter.

Hear extraordinary claims about what your mind can and cannot do. But which is fact and which is fake? Join in with a series of demonstrations then decide for yourself.

Ed Morrison is an academic psychologist at the University of Portsmouth. His research interests are around evolutionary psychology and human mate choice. Alongside these academic interests he enjoys exploring the limits of what people believe science in general, and psychology in particular, can and cannot explain.