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Being other people
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Can science help writers understand the mystery of 'the other'? And have novelists any insights to offer science? Acclaimed novelist, Sebastian Faulks discusses science and literature with developmental psychologist, Uta Frith.
Click here to watch a film of our reporter talking to Sebastian after this event, and read all about it on the blog.
'Autism: A Very Short Introduction' by Uta Frith is available for sale on the Foyles bookstore website.
Sunday 2 October 2011, 1:45pm - 2:45pmWellcome Trust Lecture Hall, the Royal Society.
This event costs £4 per person.Tickets will be available on the door.
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