A Day on Psychology #3

A Day on Psychology#3 – Memories, Dreams & Existentialism

Fascinated by psychology and the human mind? But don't want to commit to a three-year degree and get into a tonne of student debt to explore your interest further? This day on psychology at The Weekend University might be for you. On Sunday 25th February, two leading academics and a mental health practitioner will discuss … Continue reading A Day on Psychology#3 – Memories, Dreams & Existentialism

Temple talks | The Science of Positive Psychology

'Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.'  The Dalai Lama We all want to be happy. But what does that actually mean? And what can we do in our everyday lives to be happier? Fortunately, psychologists, neuroscientists and other experts now have evidence of what really makes a difference and helps … Continue reading Temple talks | The Science of Positive Psychology

Temple talks | Aubrey de Grey

Temple talks | Aubrey de Grey – How to End Ageing

Aubrey de Grey, British researcher on aging, claims he has drawn a roadmap to defeat biological aging. He provocatively proposes that the first human beings who will live to 1,000 years old have already been born. A true maverick, Aubrey de Grey challenges the most basic assumption underlying the human condition - that aging is … Continue reading Temple talks | Aubrey de Grey – How to End Ageing

Temple talks | The Science of Spiritual Experiences

Temple talks | The Science of Spiritual Experiences

Have you ever felt you went beyond your ordinary self and felt connected to something bigger than you? In a 2016 UK survey, over 84% of respondents (including atheists, agnostics, christians and buddhists) said yes to this question. So what's going on? In the complex web of modern life, we are conditioned to embrace our rational minds … Continue reading Temple talks | The Science of Spiritual Experiences

Temple talks | The Psychology of Psychedelics

A new renaissance is currently underway in scientific research into psychedelic substances for their potential for mind-body enhancement. In this Temple talk, Dr David Luke - senior lecturer in psychology at the University of Greenwich, will explore the latest scientific research into psychedelic substances as: Treatments for largely psychogenic illnesses such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic … Continue reading Temple talks | The Psychology of Psychedelics