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Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture 2017: Dr Beau Lotto

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Professor Richard Gregory was a polymath, a great interdisciplinary thinker, a leading University of Bristol academic and an inspiration behind the formation of Bristol Vision Institute. This lecture is held in his memory.

Admission is free but advance booking is essential. For further information visit http://www.bristol.ac.uk/vision-institute/events or contact bvi-enquiries@bristol.ac.uk.


This year’s Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture will be given by Neuroscientist Dr Beau Lotto, Founder and CEO of Lab of Misfits Studio, the world’s first neuro-design studio.

In this lecture, The Science of Seeing Differently, Beau will reveal the startling truths about the brain and its perceptions by showing through unique real-world ‘experiential-experiments’ that perception is the foundation of human experience.

We can’t always trust what we see, whenever we open our eyes we never see what’s there, we only ever see what was useful to see in the past.”


Beaus first exhibition Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking-glass was done alongside his mentor, Professor Richard Gregory, in At-Bristol, this exhibition invited young and not-so-young visitors to explore how their brains perceive visual images.

Beau Lotto is the founder of Lab of Misfits and is one of the few speakers to have given two TED talks, which have amassed over 5 million views combined. The Lab of Misfits turns the world into a lab as a way of enabling insights for companies and organisations. Beau has spoken at Google’s Zeitgeist Minds, Wired, G8 and made significant programme contributions to BBC's Horizon, National Geographic Channel and PBS in the US.


For more information visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/vision-institute/events

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