Three speakers examine Authenticity in the 8th Unconscious Memory seminar.
‘Trust in Experts’
Prof Andrew Parker, Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Oxford, will discuss how brain activity is altered by trusting the advice of experts and will explore the extent to which we can trust the images of neural activity delivered to us by modern brain scanners.
'The Experience of Spontaneity'
Dr Hannah Drayson, Digital Art and Technology, Plymouth University, will talk about Nail Biting Tigers: Hypnotic Metaphors, with special reference to psychotherapy and literature.
Prof Matthew Reynolds, English, Oxford, will explore ways in which accuracy, honesty or fidelity are asserted in translation, autobiography, and other modes of writing and re-writing