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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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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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Thank you and goodbye SGP

August 1, 2017 — by Jen
Parting is such sweet sorrow. Co-founder and UK director Jen Wong writes a bittersweet goodbye to our birthplace and spiritual home, Secret Garden Party. Guerilla Science made its first foray into the curious world of music festivals at Secret Garden Party ten summers ago... Last week,...
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Listening to the City at Rest

August 18, 2016 — by KyleMarian
Researcher, photographer and urban explorer, Bradley L Garrett, joins us for a one-of-a-kind listening experiment to understand how a building’s soundscape changes and affects our sense of wellbeing.  What impact does vertical architecture have on our sonic experience of the city?...
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