Agenda

28SEP
donderdag 28 september 2017 - 17:30
Neuroscientist Prof Nick Ramsey developed a device to turn a patient’s thoughts into computer commands. What is the future of this technology?
02OKT
maandag 2 oktober 2017 - 19:00
In Kumaré, a fake Indian guru teaches his followers an important lesson. Psychologist Dr Madelijn Strick talks about the comfort of being fooled.
06NOV
maandag 6 november 2017 - 19:00
In 12 Angry Men we follow a jury in trial. Why is it so hard to reach a unanimous decision? Law scholar Prof Elaine Mak on prejudice and evidence in court.
20NOV
maandag 20 november 2017 - 20:00
What happens when empirical evidence is at odds with political purposes? Science historian Dr Alice Dreger on dogma, activists and justice.
04DEC
maandag 4 december 2017 - 19:00
Merchants of Doubt shows how con men obscure the truth on issues of health and climate change. Statistician Dr Daniel Oberski on how even experts can be fooled.