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How vital is motivation in our lives?

Professor Raj Persaud
Visiting Gresham Progessor for the Public Understanding of Psychiatry

Raj Persaud uses examples of extraordinary success to discuss what forces are at work to help the apparent lucky few attain what the rest of us desire.

Theories around luck, internal or external forces beyond or within our control and the relative roles of intelligence or motivation are considered.

Using some real footage of a high stakes poker game in which the Professor takes part, the audience is invited to judge for themselves what is more important - forces you control or those beyond yourself.


Dr Raj Persaud | talks | www


Date and Time:

6 October 2005 at 6:00 pm


1 hour



Gresham College
Barnard's Inn Hall
+44 20 78 31 05 75

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