‘Voice-hearing: What does the future hold?’ Palace Green Library, Durham, 5 Nov 2016 from 10am-4pm

‘Voice-hearing: What does the future hold?’ Wolfson Gallery, Palace Green Library 5 November 2016, 10am-4pm Hearing the Voice warmly welcomes you to a day-long event of short presentations, panel discussions and interactive sessions with academics, clinicians and experts by experience exploring future directions in voice-hearing research, the treatment of distressing voices, mental health services, public Read the full article…

Hearing the Voice: Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in English, Psychology, Philosophy

The Hearing the Voice project team is looking to appoint three Postdoctoral Research Fellows in the Departments of Philosophy, Psychology and English at Durham University to start from 1 October 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. We are looking for highly motivated individuals capable of conducting internationally excellent research into voice-hearing, and for people Read the full article…

A Box of Birds: The Pleasures of Literature, The Passions of Neuroscience

Charles Fernyhough – psychologist, writer, CMH affiliate and director of Hearing the Voice – is about to publish his second novel A Box Of Birds. A pacy thriller that also goes to the heart of scientific and philosophical debates about the nature of identity, memory and the self, A Box Of Birds is being published Read the full article…

Charles Fernyhough Asks Does Neuroscience Change The Way We Understand Ourselves?

As his new novel A Box of Birds launches on Unbound, novelist and psychologist Charles Fernyhough argues that fiction is an ideal medium through which to explore how neuroscience is changing the way we understand ourselves: “I am not being critical of cognitive neuroscience research, much of which is ingenious, elegant and deeply valuable. Rather, Read the full article…

A Box of Birds – Charles Fernyhough’s New Novel Launches on Unbound

A Box of Birds is the new novel by celebrated novelist, psychologist, and CMH affiliate Charles Fernyhough. A literary thriller set in the world of neuroscience, the novel is a clash between two of the predominant philosophical positions of our age. One is the materialist view that science has (or will have) all the answers Read the full article…

The story of the self – Charles Fernyhough on the slipperiness of memory

“Memory is our past and future. To know who you are as a person, you need to have some idea of who you have been. And, for better or worse, your remembered life story is a pretty good guide to what you will do tomorrow. ‘Our memory is our coherence,’ wrote the surrealist Spanish-born film-maker, Read the full article…