Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture

Professor Richard Gregory CBE FRS FRSE (1923 - 2010) was a British psychologist, polymath and Professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol.

Richard was a great interdisciplinary thinker and an inspiration behind the formation of Bristol Vision Institute. These lectures are held in his memory.


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We have two basic requirements for the Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture – firstly that it’s about exciting contemporary issues in Vision Science and secondly that it covers something that Richard would have enjoyed.

Professor David Bull, Director of BVI & Professor of Signal Processing

2017 Memorial Lecture

The Science of Seeing Differently

Dr Beau Lotto, Lab of Misfits

Friday 3 November, 6 PM

University of Bristol, School of Experimental Psychology, Lecture Theatre 1, Priory Road Complex

Few of us understand why we see what we do, much less how. By revealing the startling truths about the brain and its perceptions, Neuroscientist Dr Beau Lotto, Founder and CEO of Lab of Misfits Studio, the world’s first neuro-design studio, will show through unique real-world ‘experiential-experiments’ that perception is the foundation of human experience.

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