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Lisa Bortolotti
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Professor of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham
Professor of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham

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Varieties of Confabulation
On 28th May, Elisabetta Lalumera organised a workshop on Confabulation and Epistemic Innocence  at the Department of Psychology, University of Milan Bicocca. First speakers of the day were Lisa Bortolotti and Sophie Stammers from project PERFECT  who presen...
Varieties of Confabulation
Varieties of Confabulation
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Keeping Mood on Track
On 12 March 2018 the project PERFECT team hosted an event for the Arts and Science Festival at the University of Birmingham, entitled: Start, Stop, Pause: Keeping Mood on Track , with the aim of sharing information about bipolar disorder, and the psychologi...
Keeping Mood on Track
Keeping Mood on Track
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Distorted Memories and Self-defining Beliefs
In this post I introduce a paper I wrote with Ema Sullivan-Bissett on the epistemic benefits of clinical memory distortions, which recently appeared open access in Mind and Language . It is one of the core outputs of two recent projects, the AHRC-funded Epi...
Distorted Memories and Self-defining Beliefs
Distorted Memories and Self-defining Beliefs
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False and Distorted Memories
This post is by Robert Nash . Robert A. Nash is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Aston University , and a recent presenter at TEDxBrum. Much of his research is focused on biases and distortions of memory, and their implications in various real-life contex...
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Global Challenges in Mental Health: Children in Crisis
On 9th January at the Royal Society of Medicine an event took place, Global Mental Health: Children in Crisis .  The first speaker, Vikram Patel  (Harvard Medical School), presented a lecture on how to prevent mental health problems in children. He highligh...
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Knowing Emotions
This post is by Rick Furtak .  Rick Anthony Furtak is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Colorado College, where he has taught for over twelve years. In addition to the philosophy of emotions, his other main area of focus is existential thought. He is als...
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Taxonomising Delusions
Colin Klein We are philosophers working on various topics that intersect with delusions. Colin Klein works on the philosophy of neuroscience and the application of interventionist accounts of causation to this area, and has also discussed the relation betwe...
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On Folk Epistemology
Mikkel Gerken is associate professor at the University of Southern Denmark. In this post he writes about his new book ‘On Folk Epistemology. How we think and talk about knowledge’ . A central claim of my book,  On Folk Epistemology. How we think and talk ab...
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Social Media and Youth Mental Health
On 14th November there was an interesting conference at the Royal Society of Medicine on the effects of social media on mental health. Mary Aiken (University of College Dublin) discussed the Cyber Effect , her book which addresses the risks of social media ...
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TEDxBrum 2017
On 15th October 2017, a team of volunteers headed by Immy Kaur hosted TEDxBrum 2017 at the Birmingham Hippodrome. The theme for the day was Perspectives: " we learn more about reality by sharing perspectives ". On stage speakers and performers powerfully ad...
TEDxBrum 2017
TEDxBrum 2017
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