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Space Yoga with UK Space Agency’s Andrew Kuh

December 27, 2017 — by Marissa
This summer at the Secret Garden Party festival, we invited Andrew Kuh from the UK Space Agency and yoga teacher Gemma Hart to co-host our second year of Space Yoga at music festivals. We spoke to Andrew about his experience. GS: What do you do and how long have you been with the UK...
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Destination: Pluto

December 18, 2017 — by Olivia
Pluto, the celestial body formerly known as a planet, is the most beloved—and controversial—space vacation destination in the solar system. Though it has lost its prominence in the pecking order of space objects, Pluto is still— and always will be—the same celebrated getaway spot favored...
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Surprising things we learned at our mind-blowing debate series

November 29, 2017 — by Marissa
We held a series of debates at the Secret Garden Party festival that explored the neuroscience behind politics, the psychology of celebrities, and what we know about consciousness science. Luke Muscutt facilitated the discussions - he summarises what we learned about ourselves, each-other and the...
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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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