Guerilla Science



A place for the team and our collaborators to share news, research, and inspiration.


Drawing alternate realities at Secret Garden Party

November 8, 2017 — by Marissa
This summer at the Secret Garden Party festival, we invited sensory neuroscientist Ed Bracey and contemporary artist Stephanie Bickford-Smith to collaborate with us on a new psychedelic life drawing event that explored brain diversity and perceptual phenomena. Our senses allow us to...
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Trump, Brexit, Theresa – What Happened?

November 2, 2017 — by Marissa
Political psychologist Keith O'Brien joined us at the Secret Garden Party festival to talk about what's really been going on in the world. This month, he's back to co-host our Have I Got Fake News For You quiz. We asked Keith to tell us more about his work... ‘The voters got it...
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Devil in the Room: the nightmares of sleep paralysis

October 5, 2017 — by Pigalle
In this guest blog, director Carla MacKinnon shares how her struggles with sleep paralysis inspired her to work with scientists and communicate their research through film. She will join us at the Book Club for Fright Night, an evening exploring sleep paralysis, nightmares and lucid...
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Do art & science belong together? An artist’s perspective.

September 21, 2017 — by KyleMarian
Oregon Eclipse artist collaborator Nasimeh B.E. shares her post-festival thoughts in this guest blog. Nasimeh collaborated with scientist Sena Koleva as part of our first Artist-Scientist Festival Residency. Together, they brought the interactive installation Bar None to Oregon Eclipse...
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The Brain and Mind Palaces

August 17, 2017 — by Matt
In preparation for Oregon Eclipse, Guerilla Science spoke with Shai Azoulai,  neuroscientist at University of California, San Diego. We talked about how our minds work and ways to develop them. What is a Mind Palace? If you’ve ever watched the shows Sherlock Holmes, Sneaky Pete, or...
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