Functions of delusions

Session at the Royal College of Psychiatrists Annual Congress 2015, sponsored by PERFECT

When and where

1st July, 11:25-12:40, ICC Birmingham


Chair: Dr Matthew Broome, University of Oxford

Believing what we want to believe: Delusions and other 'irrational' convictions
Professor Richard Bentall, University of Liverpool

The Doxastic Shear Pin: Delusions as Errors of Learning and Memory
Dr Philip Corlett, Yale University

Can Delusions have any Epistemic Benefits?
Professor Lisa Bortolotti, University of Birmingham