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Matters of the Mind

Please note this event takes place on the first floor and has no step-free access. Over 18s only.
Past event - 2024
14 May Doors 7pm
Event 7.30-10pm
The Bath Brew House, 14 James Street West,
Bath BA1 2BX
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It is estimated that 55 million people live with dementia worldwide, with the most common type being Alzheimer's disease. Currently Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of death, with no known cure. Come to an evening where you can see how scientists from Bath try to tackle this global issue, by improving our understanding of the disease. 

Unlocking the Mind's Eye: A new technique for measuring subconscious visual processing.

Oliver Hermann (PhD Researcher, The Fastball Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Bath)
Dive into the forefront of cognitive science as we unveil a revolutionary way of measuring brain activity, developed at the University of Bath. This method allows us to measure someone’s subconscious memory and visual capabilities from their brain waves, without them having to respond, in under five minutes. The work proposed has huge implications for how we detect dementia, potentially bringing diagnosis forward by five years.

Brain Health: the good, the bad, and the maybe…

Dr Tomas Welsh (Research and Medical Director at RICE (The Research Institute for Older People))
A rapid run through on what may help to keep your brain healthy and what doesn’t. Some thoughts on the latest developments in detecting and treating Alzheimer’s disease.
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