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Into the grey zone

Consciousness may not be a black and white issue. Join neuroscientist Adrian Owen to find out about a pioneering new technique that allows doctors to communicate with people thought to be lost in persistent vegetative states.

Adrian Owen

Event description

Consciousness might not be a black and white issue. Join neuroscientist Adrian Owen to find out about a pioneering new technique that allows doctors to communicate with people thought to be lost in persistent vegetative states.

This event is presented in collaboration with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

About the speaker

Adrian Owen is a British neuroscientist working on the frontier of neural imaging and consciousness. He is currently the Canada Research Chair Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging at The Brain and Mind InstituteThe University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Book signing

Copies of Adrian's book, Into the Grey Zone, will be available for purchase and signing after the talk.

Timing

The doors will open at approximately 6.30pm, with a prompt start at 7.00pm. There will be time for questions after the talk.

Latecomers will be admitted into the gallery.

Filming

This event will be filmed and on the Ri Channel within a few months. Subscribe for free to hear when new videos are released.