Reassembling the Self: Susan Aldworth (Art exhibition, Newcastle, Sept–Nov 2012)

Reassembling the Self (Susan Aldworth) is an exhibition on two sites in Newcastle, the Hatton Gallery and Vane. Centred in a study of the condition of schizophrenia, it weaves together art, science, psychiatry and individual histories in an, exploration of self, perception and the fragility of human identity. For further information, Read more…

Narrative, self-understanding and the regulation of emotion in psychiatric disorder (Conference, London, Oct 12-13 2012)

Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London  Many if not most psychiatric disorders are characterised by an inability to regulate, tolerate, or respond appropriately to feelings. Often patients with these problems will give an account of their affective states and motives which takes the form of a Read more…

Culture, Mind, and Brain: Emerging Concepts, Methods, Applications (Conference, UCLA, October 2012)

5th FPR-UCLA Interdisciplinary Conference Culture, Mind, and Brain: Emerging Concepts, Methods, Applications October 19–20, 2012 UCLA Many lines of research on culture, mind, and brain can no longer be neatly separated. Some questions run together, thanks to our growing understanding of the genome, the biological roots of human sociality, and Read more…