Salon Presents: Opening Up (not Frying) Your Brain

Monday 7 November, 7:30pm

Professor David Nutt, voted by The Times as one of the hundred most important figures in British science and Chair of the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs, and President of the British Neuroscience Association. His advisory role in Tony Blair’s government came to a sudden end over his proof that horse riding was more dangerous than ecstasy. Famed for forcing a fact based debate around drugs onto the agenda, the Neuro Psychopharmocology Professor will explain his recent, fascinating findings in the role LSD plays in understanding brain function, which is, he says “to neuroscience what the Higgs boson was to particle physics.”

 

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