Recent & Upcoming Talks

2019

Hypnotic models of passivity delusions as a window in to the sense of agency

Hypnotised individuals often experience agency alterations whereby their actions feel effortless. This has led researchers to develop …

Sydney Science Festival | Science at the Edge of Consciousness

What lies beyond the edges of our normal everyday waking consciousness? Join Dr Vince Polito for a trip through ancient and modern …

Sydney Science Festival | A Night of Illusions

Sydney Science Festival favourite ‘A Night of Illusions’ returns in 2019 with another mind-bending world of perceptual and cognitive …

Psychedelic Science: A new frontier in mental health

What do psychedelics have to do with mental health? From depression to anxiety, and trauma to addiction, research is increasingly …

2018

Placebo or panacea? Expectations and experiences of people who microdose psychedelics

After a long period of absence from the scientific literature, experimental studies involving psychedelic substances are reappearing. …