Wonder: Art and Science on the Brain (London, Spring 2013)

Charles Fernyhough, Director of Hearing the Voice and CMH affiliate, will be speaking on “Psychiatric and neurological knowledge of psychosis
and its clinical representation in cinema” at a Cinema and Psychosis event on 17 March. For details visit the ‘films’ section of the Wonder: Art and Science on the Brain Website.

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The understanding of human thought, emotion, behaviour and expression are common to both neuroscience – the study of the brain and the nervous system – and to many artists working across visual arts, music, theatre, performance and film. Wonder brings together the Wellcome Trust and the Barbican for the first time – two cutting-edge organisations from both fields creating a rich season of events that explores and is inspired by where art and neuroscience collide.

Highlights include a music inspired performance lecture by Marcus du Sautoy; Ruby Wax giving a personal insight into her journey from the heights of fame to depression; a film season exploring mental health on the big screen; Salon a Parisian theatrical 19th century styled event that allows you to debate the big topics of 21st century; a science and art inspired Barbican Weekender – and a feast of other events that invite you to think…

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