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Hannah Critchlow: The Science of Fate

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  • Day

    Monday 2 December 2019

  • Time

    7.30 pm

Are we free to shape our own destiny? Or are our lives already mapped out? Hannah Critchlow will discuss the recent neuroscience challenging our concept of agency. Hannah will uncover just how much of our behaviour is predetermined and ask, is there anything we can do to alter our brain biology and better shape our futures?

Hannah Critchlow is a neuroscientist and science outreach fellow at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, and has been named a Top 100 UK scientist by the Science Council for her work in science communication. She is listed as one of the University of Cambridge’s inspirational and successful women in science and appears regularly on TV, radio and at festivals to discuss and explore the brain. Hannah has co-presented BBC’s Tomorrow’s World Live, Channel 4’s The Secret Lives of 4 and 5 Year Olds, BBC 2’s Family Brain Games, helped judge the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and published her first book Consciousness: A Ladybird Expert Guide with Penguin in 2018 and second book The Science of Fate with Hodder in 2019.

Open to all.