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Are you sure? Uncertainty and us

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February
222016

18:30 - 20:00

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The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

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Credit: Professor Stephan Lewandowsky

Following the 2015 Paris Climate Summit, countries from around the world have backed climate science and committed to reducing emissions. But for years, public and political uncertainty has delayed cooperation and action. Why has uncertainty had such a powerful psychological effect on us and why is it so damaging?

Cognitive scientist Professor Stephan Lewandowsky is a Royal Society Research Fellow in the Department for Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol.

Are you sure? Uncertainty and us Join us to discuss the psychology of uncertainty The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK
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