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Neurocognition of Aberrant Experience and Belief 2015

Neurocognition of Aberrant Experience and Belief 2015

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Michael Larkin (Psychology, Birmingham) and Ema Sullivan-Bissett (Philosophy, Birmingham) will be representing project PERFECT.
Date:
12/03/2015
£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

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For 2015 entry the University has two brand new schemes which offer £10,000 scholarships for Masters students. These scholarships have been jointly funded by the British Government; the allocation of the awards, which is the fourth highest in the UK, further cements Birmingham's place amongst the very best higher education institutions for postgraduate study.
Date:
10/03/2015
Sight, sound, and mental health

Sight, sound, and mental health

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As part of the Birmingham Arts and Science Festival 2015 project PERFECT is sponsoring a public engagement event featuring both talks and a discussion.
Date:
04/03/2015
The Upside of Delusional Beliefs

The Upside of Delusional Beliefs

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Lisa Bortolotti contributes to the webzine "Scientia Salon: From the Ivory Tower to the Main Street and Vice Versa"
Date:
04/03/2015
Will we ever travel in time?

Will we ever travel in time?

Description
Dr Alastair Wilson discusses how the possibility of travelling in time continues to capture our imaginations.
Date:
03/03/2015
Should development be kinky? A response to Pritchett and Kenny

Should development be kinky? A response to Pritchett and Kenny

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Scott Wisor Writes for the Devpolicy blog.
Date:
12/01/2015
On the rate of development progress

On the rate of development progress

Description
Dr Scott Wisor considers what rates of progress should be involved in moving individuals above minimal sufficiency thresholds.
Date:
12/01/2015
Alien Abduction Beliefs

Alien Abduction Beliefs

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Ema Sullivan-Bissett to give a talk at the Royal Institute of Philosophy Seminar.
Date:
09/01/2015
Everyday myths

Everyday myths

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Professor Lisa Bortolotti to give a talk at Modern Art Oxford.
Date:
09/01/2015
The Cadbury Lectures 2015: God over all

The Cadbury Lectures 2015: God over all

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This year's Edward Cadbury Lecture Series will include a series of lectures given by Professor William Lane Craig, Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology and Professor of Philosophy at Houston Baptist University.
Date:
09/01/2015
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