Posted on 3 May 2019
Public engagement event on psychology -and brain- research
Open to: staff, students and members of the public
Cost: Free, no booking required
What does your brain do when you're asleep? How do chimpanzees and bonobos communicate? Can we influence preferences and decision-making? How do we use our senses to understand the world around us?
These are just some of the questions being researched at the Psychology Department at the University of York. Come along to Psych!York to try out our demonstrations and learn about some of the amazing things you have never known about your own mind.
The event it is suitable for the whole family, with hand-outs for adults, brain colouring and crafts for younger children, and illusions and interactive exhibits for everyone.
Find out more about the topics here: : psych!york2019_topics (PDF , 339kb) .
Demos and exhibits will be run and organized by Early Career Researcher’s Forum from the Department of Psychology at the University of York. Click on their name to found out more about their research!
Amanda Hickey, Dr. Kirsty Graham, Charlotte Ashton, Dr. Hao-Ting Wang, Dr. Sarah Knight, Adam Turnbull, Lucilla Lanzoni, Meichao Zhang, Dr. Jonathan Flavell, Yujin Lee, Bryony McKean, Dr. Ying Wang, Holly D. Brown, Dr. Marcus Harrington, Dr. Laura Speed, Dr. Sara Stampacchia, Dr. Alex Reid, Dr. Alex Benjamin, Leah Kelly, Anna Guttesen