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Thu 10 Oct 2019
12:30 - 13:30

Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Huntingdon Room

Provided by: University Information Services


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UIS Staff: Wellbeing - Predictive Brains, Modelling Minds, Optimising Mental Functioning
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Thu 10 Oct 2019

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World Mental Health Day is an opportunity for all of us to raise awareness of mental health issues and advocate against social stigma.

As part of the UIS Wellbeing initiative we are very pleased to invite Hisham Ziauddeen a Clinical Senior Research Associate in the Department of Psychiatry and the University’s Wellbeing and Disability Champion to deliver a talk on Optimising Brain Functioning. He is a consultant psychiatrist working in early intervention in psychosis.

He will talk about the contemporary neuroscience models of the brain as a modeller of its environment (including the debt owed to the cyberneticists Conant and Ashby) and how this helps us think about other minds and our own mental functioning and ways to improve it.

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  • UIS Staff
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Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 10 Oct   12:30 - 13:30 12:30 - 13:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Huntingdon Room map Hisham Ziauddeen
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