We do not see reality as it is, we see it as it seems. In this talk, Rob Jenkins will explore what errors of perception tell us about how the mind works and how to live better.
Dr Rob Jenkins is a cognitive psychologist in the Department of Psychology at York University. He conducts experimental research on perception, attention and memory. He is a specialist in the area of facial recognition and what we can tell from one another’s faces.
Cafe Sci Leeds was set up to encourage understanding and debate about topical scientific research and issues in an informal setting. Speakers are invited to present a short talk on an area of science in which they have been involved which is then followed by questions and comments.