CXVI

Thursday 25th October 2018

Why we're highly suggestible, always wrong and how friends can cure us.

Ever wondered why you are so open to suggestion? Dr Devin Terhune, the Goldsmiths' Psychology academic leads the world's research into hypnosis and the brain. He'll be on the Salon stage to explain why we are so easily led. Repeat after him - I will go to this Salon. I will go to this Salon.

Ever suspected you might not be as right as you think you are? Well, you are in fantastic company with everyone else in the known universe. Former Ipsos MORI Director and current Director of The Policy Institute at King's College London, Bobby Duffy will explain why we all have a gap between our perceptions and reality, and just what we can do about it.

Love your friends for liking you despite you being easily led and always wrong? Turns out they are worth far more than we ever realised. Author Kate Leaver’s book The Friendship Cure reveals our friends hold the key to your health, happiness and even sanity. Bring a friend and we'll give them some chocolate for looking after you so well.Did we mention we are TEN LEGENDARY YEARS old this month.

25th October 2018 at the Hospital Club. Doors open 7pm. First speaker on at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £15 and are here. Or why not become a member? - and get in free to everything and so much more.