2015 joint BPS/British Academy lecture: The neuroscience of ‘motivated forgetting’

How our brains forget irrelevant information and how this helps protect our mental health will be explored in the British Psychological Society and British Academy free annual joint lecture on the Thursday 17 September in London.

The lecture: “Keeping a spotless mind: The neuroscience of ‘motivated forgetting‘ will be presented by Dr Michael Anderson Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.

Honorary BPS Fellow Professor Alan Baddeley of the University of York will chair the lecture. Professor Baddeley is known for his research in working memory was the recipient of a BPS Research Board Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.

The lecture is open to the public and free to attend. Registration is not required. Seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

The lecture takes place at The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH from 6pm to 7:15pm on Thursday 17 September 2015. Please email the BA Events Team or call 020 7969 5200 for further information.

More information about previous joint BPS/BA Lectures can be found ont his website. 

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