All News is Fake News! (Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas 2018)

When:
August 15, 2018 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Europe/London Timezone
2018-08-15T13:30:00+01:00
2018-08-15T14:30:00+01:00
Where:
New Town Theatre
Freemasons Hall
96 George St, Edinburgh EH2 3DH
UK
Cost:
£9 (£7)

We’re all brainwashed, biased and influenced by personal experience, even scientists. But there are ways to notice and counter this. Join scientists Professor David Finnegan (The University of Edinburgh) and Sarah Keer-Keer (Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology) to find out how evidence and emotion affect how we make decisions and how science can help us to think more clearly and pick our way through the fake news minefield.