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TOO EASY TO BELIEVE? Skepticism and the Psychology of Suggestibility

By canberra_skeptics 28 February 2011 5

A Canberra Skeptics Lecture

Speaker: Dr Krissy Wilson

Date: 13 April 2011,

Time: 6.00-7.30pm

Location: Lecture Theatre, Innovations Building, Eggleston Road, ANU

Cost: Free

Dr Krissy Wilson will review the nature, mechanism and psychological impact of suggestibility, including hypnotic suggestibility and how this relates, for example, to false memories.

Dr Wilson is a graduate of the University of London. Formerly at the University of Tasmania, she now teaches at Charles Sturt University.

No need to book but note that theatre holds 106. 

Dinner will follow the lecture (venue tbc).  To RSVP for the dinner please contact mail@skeptics.org.au

For further information about Canberra Skeptics please visit our website

http://www.canberraskeptics.org.au/default.html

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astrojax 9:34 pm 01 Mar 11

i can’t quite believe in skepticism…

i don’t believe this lecture will actually take place – just a suggestion it will, though, means it already has. innit?

Thumper said :

I believe that Arthur C Clarke exists.

no longer, sadly, thumper.

p1 1:08 pm 01 Mar 11

The joke will be on anyone who believes this and turns up.

Thumper 11:51 am 01 Mar 11

I believe that Arthur C Clarke exists.

Vuxacha 10:59 am 01 Mar 11

The truth is out there.

peterepete 9:57 pm 28 Feb 11

I believe

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