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Psychology

Meeting Details

Meeting DayFriday
Time10.00 am
FrequencyMonthly
LocationAbbot Hall Social Centre
Co-ordinator(s)Margaret Sutherland

What we do

CORONAVIRUS THREAT - ALL LIVE MEETINGS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
See report below regarding zoom meetings

This group is for those who are curious about human behaviour and enjoy lively discussions.

Our meetings include discussions led by one of the group, talks, invitations to outside speakers and possibly small study groups to investigate particular topics.

Reports

NOVEMBER 2020

We have now held two Zoom meetings.

In November, we viewed and discussed TED presentations on chimpanzee behaviour.
Alpha Males and Moral Behavior in Animals

 

AUGUST 2020

Programme 2019 – 2020

Date Topic Leader
September 27th You were always Mum’s favourite”
Discussion
Colin & Margaret Sutherland
October 25th “How do we know who we are?”
The development of self
Angela Lovett
November 22nd The Mind’s Eye: Metaphor or Reality John Kincey
January 31st Martin Seligman
Discussion of Seligman’s ideas on optimism and pessimism
Mike Hardy
February 28th Lies” Margaret Buckley
March 27th Attitudes to Risk and Risk Compensation John Nash
April 24th Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? Margaret Sutherland
May 22nd Attachment Carole Sutton

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