Intelligence & the Mind

11 December 2017 | London

Every living being interacts with its surroundings, sensing and responding to signals from the environment. What can we learn about the nature and functioning of human intelligence from forms of artificial, and social, intelligence?

Interdisciplinarity & the Mind

11-12 May 2017 | Durham

How does interdisciplinary research transform the way we think about the human mind? And how does human cognition itself effect the scope and direction of interdisciplinary research?

The Mind in Practice

17 March 2017 | London

Can a better understanding of the mind make business better? The Mind in Practice is a unique event bringing together universities and industry to facilitate innovative practice and productive partnerships across researchers, designers, and commercial organisations.

Creativity & the Mind

23 November 2016 | London

Get inspired by leading experts from the arts, humanities and sciences with The Human Mind Project & Guerilla Science. Hear from creative practitioners and scholars and flex your own creative muscles through a series of challenges and discussions that aim to turn new ideas in to reality.

Agency, Morals & the Mind

26-27 September 2016 | London

The sense of agency – the feeling that we are in control of our thoughts and actions – is a central feature of the mind, and has crucial implications for what we deem to be right and wrong in human behaviour. What turns the mere control of bodily movements into conscious acts of morality, or immorality?

Emotion, Memory & the Mind

7-8 July 2016 | Brighton

What we remember, and how we remember it, constitutes the texture of human life. How do memory and emotions contribute to lived experience and identity? Are current approaches across the mind and brain sciences adequate for the task of explaining the complex nature of feelings, sensations, memory and identity?

Language, Literacy, Literature & the Mind

9 March 2016 | London

A story of the mind is a story of what makes us human. What is the role of storytelling about oneself and others? What sort of cultural instrument is literature? And what cognitive faculties does the use of literature employ, and empower?

Collective Intelligence 

14 October 2015 | London

The notion of collective intelligence is now invoked in discussions about networked democracy, citizen science, group decision-making, e-health, and crowdsourcing. How do collaborative platforms emerge from the action of people? Are groups smarter than individuals?

Social Change in the Brain Age

10-11 September 2015 | Pavia

How do we deliver positive social change? This two day workshop looked at how research on the mind can shed new light on this age-old issue, examining social change, human agency, and the mechanism and function of the social mind.

Computers & Minds

Computers & Minds

21 November 2014 | Edinburgh

How does the advent of computers and artificial intelligence impact on the human mind? This question was examined by leading academics from philosophy, computational neuroscience, robotics and artificial intelligence.

Theory of Mind and Social Mind

Theory of Mind & the Social Mind

16 September 2014 | Noto

The recent advances in research on the social dimensions of the mind has helped to shed light the debate on the nature of cognition. What are these advances and how do they influence our theories about the mind?


Meanings of Mind

Meanings of Mind

23 May 2014 | London

What are the key questions facing the study of the mind? How do philosophers, neuroscientists and cognitive scientists use the term and do they agree?

What’s So Special About the Human Mind?

2 December 2013 | London

The launch of The Human Mind Project: what’s so special about the human mind? An interdisciplinary discussion.