Category Archives: Cambridge University Science Festival

The Captured Thought~ North American Tour to New York and Boston~ including Convergent Minds Conference.

The tour, in addition to attending and delivering a lecture to the Convergent Minds Conference in Boston, was an opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues. We began in New York where we met Prof. Robert Lurtz, of NYU; … Continue reading

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Memory Matters at THE BRITISH LIBRARY.

The Art and Science of the Brain was explored in three lectures during the course of an exciting evening with Nicky and Clive giving a performance called MEMORY AS A SUBJECTIVE SHARED EXPERIENCE, a dynamic duo act that included tango, … Continue reading

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States of Mind~ at the WELLCOME COLLECTION.

  Nicky Clayton and Clive Wilkins of The Captured Thought, along with Prof. Murray Shanahan, Imperial College, London [and scientific adviser to the film Ex Machina] have been experiencing the Mist Room in the ‘State of Mind’ exhibition at the Wellcome Collection. … Continue reading

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Workshop on Convergent Minds. BOSTON COLLOQUIUEM FOR PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE. Boston U.S.A.

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Memory as a Shared Subjective Experience.

British Library Annual Science Event~ Memory Matters. October 30th 2015 British Library. 7.00-9.30pm. Nicky Clayton and Clive Wilkins will discuss memory as a shared subjective experience using evidences from science and the arts to explore the complex relationship between memory … Continue reading

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Cambridge Festival of Ideas.

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CAMBRIDGE FESTIVAL of IDEAS. Of Memories, Mental Time Travel and The Moustachio Quartet~ featuring La Jetée (1962)

Pre-Booking available for this showing of Chris Marker’s 1962 film, ‘La Jetee’ followed by a short talk and discussion of the themes involved with reference to similar ideas expressed in Clive Wilkins’ novels ‘The Moustachio Quartet’. This presentation takes place as part of … Continue reading

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J is for JAY

See Nicky Clayton discussing aspects of her work in The Cambridge Animal Alphabet series. Follow the link  http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/j-is-for-jay

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The Oxford Royale Academy Collaborative Learning Event (ORACLE)

 The Captured Thought will be at this year’s Oxford Royale Collaborative Learning Event at Oxford University~ in a series of TED style talks entitled Memory, Mental time Travel and  The Moustachio Quartet.   To find out more click on the … Continue reading

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The Science of Beauty~ at the Royal Society of Edinburgh 10th-12th November 2015.

The Captured Thought, [Nicky Clayton, Professor of Comparative Cognition, and Clive Wilkins, Artist in Residence, Dept. of Psychology, University of Cambridge], are contributing to the Discussion Meeting. Their lecture, Conversations without Words~ The Beauty Lecture  is to be chaired by Sir David … Continue reading

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