• Date and time: Saturday 12 June 2021, 1pm to 1.45pm
  • Location: Piazza Teepee, Piazza Building, Campus East, University of York (Map)
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

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Brains! We all have one, we all need one, but how much do we really know about the part of us that does all the knowing? 

Matthew Foxwell of the University of York explains how the brain works and why it is so special. 


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About the speaker

Matt Foxwell is a PhD student in the University of York’s Department of Psychology studying cognitive neuroscience. His research focuses on how the brain handles visual information, specifically how we understand and recognise different types of scenes.


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  • Wheelchair accessible