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UCL Bite-Sized Lunchtime Lecture: Understanding the Brain and Mapping Happiness

Neuroscientist Harriet Brown explores the relationship between optical illusions and mental illness, while George MacKerron tells us all about the mappiness iPhone ap.

This week, neuroscientist Harriet Brown will explore the relationship between optical illusions and mental illness, looking at how the brain incorporates new information with existing knowledge.

George MacKerron, inventor of the mappiness iPhone app, tell us why we might want to know where and when we are at our happiest.

Join us for an inspiring lunch hour and take the opportunity to quiz some of UCL's early-career researchers about their work.

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Harriet Brown | talks
George MacKerron | talks


Date and Time:

20 January 2012 at 1:00 pm


1 hour



Richard Mully Basement
UCL Lewis's Building
Gower Street

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