Packed Lunch: Predicting Happiness

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Wednesday 29 March 2017

13:00-14:00

Feed your curiosity at our daytime discussions. Drop in to hear local scientists in conversation about their latest experiments, life in the lab and why science matters to everyone, all in the space of your lunch hour. Bring your sarnies with you to eat while you listen.

Feelings of happiness and sadness are central to our lives, but we still know very little about what determines how we feel from moment to moment. Can we predict happiness? What happens in the brain when we get happier? Robb Rutledge addresses these questions by combining computer models and brain-scanning experiments. Join him to explore the relationship between what happens to us and how happy we are.

Speaker

Robb Rutledge, cognitive and computational neuroscientist, University College London

This event is FREE. First come, first seated. Please note that these events can get busy. Doors open 12.45.