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29th Nov 2018: Mind Management Workshop; Learn and Explore the Realistic Benefits of Mindfulness, Meditation and Self Hypnosis for Managing Your Mind by Leon Paterson

Come along to Cabaret Voltaire (36-38 Blair St, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR), doors open at 6.30pm and the talk starts from 7pm. Come along for a bite of food, a chance to socialise and get involved in a discussion on psychology and behaviour modelling…

 

 

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Mind management workshop – Learn and explore the realistic benefits of mindfulness, meditation and self hypnosis for managing your mind.

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27th Sept 2018: Resilience to Succeed; A Highly Interactive Approach to Restoring, Recovering and Overcoming by Leon Paterson

Come along to Cabaret Voltaire (36-38 Blair St, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR), doors open at 6.30pm and the talk starts from 7pm. Come along for a bite of food, a chance to socialise and get involved in an interactive approach to learning resilience…

 

 

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Resilience to succeed – A highly interactive approach to restoring, recovering and overcoming

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Biases In Psychology Which Affect How People’s Intellectual Contribution Is Valued; Behavioural Reactions to Dissonance and Confirmation Bias

This is the final part of three essays examining how people can be dehumanised through everyday mechanisms of perception.  The first part examined Prejudicial and Biased Reasoning as Illogical and Irrational; and the second part explored Implicit and Explicit Bias. In the third part we will examine Behavioural Reactions to Dissonance and Confirmation Bias.

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8th May 2018: Psychology and Behavioural Modelling Meetup; Perception for Self Effectiveness by Leon Paterson

Come along to the Lighthouse Bookshop (43-45 West Nicolson St, Edinburgh, EH8 9DB) at 7.30pm and take part in the Psychology and Behavioural Modelling Meetup by Leon Paterson.  It is a friendly and informal gathering to discuss topics with nibbles in good company.  It is entirely free and open to everyone. Come and join us for a fun, explorative journey into the behavioural science and psychology of Perception for Self Effectiveness

 

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Perception for self effectiveness by Leon Paterson

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Biases In Psychology Which Affect How People’s Intellectual Contribution Is Valued; Prejudicial and Biased Reasoning as Illogical and Irrational

This is the first of three essays examining biases which affect how people are valued.  The second part focuses on Implicit and Explicit Bias which commonly manifest in forms of racism.  As a foundation to understanding why some people are listened to and valued, and why others are ignored and ‘un-valued’ [Dunedin, 2017], I have been scouring the field of psychology dedicated to studying the processes of dehumanisation. Read more

10th April 2018: Psychology and Behavioural Modelling Meetup: Psychological Phenomena; The Experiential Dimensions of Mind, Body and Spirit by Leon Paterson

Come along to the Lighthouse Bookshop (43-45 West Nicolson St, Edinburgh, EH8 9DB) at 7.30pm and take part in the Psychology and Behavioural Modelling Meetup by Leon Paterson.  It is a friendly and informal gathering to discuss topics with nibbles in good company.  It is entirely free and open to everyone

Come and join us for a fun, explorative journey into the behavioural science and psychology of mind, body and spirit. Where we will be both observing and trying on through our subjective experience – the phenomenon of mind, body and spirit. Read more

Reality Bites by Leon Paterson

“You take the blue pill—the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill—you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember: all I’m offering is the truth.”

In this short article we will explore the very nature of reality. I will give a number of examples which demonstrate reality not as a fixed thing. But something that is changeable and measurable in different ways. However this is not science fiction or pseudo-science, but based on rigorous scientific testing. So sit tight and take the red pill as you discover the changing reality of your experience. Read more

14th March 2018: Mood Hacker – Feelings, Emotions and Moods (what are they, how do they work, and how you can manage them better) by Leon Paterson

Come along to Cabaret Voltaire (36-38 Blair St, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR), doors open at 6.30pm and the talk starts from 7pm. Come along for a bite of food, a chance to socialise and learn how to be a mood hacker…

 

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Mood hacker – Feelings, emotions and moods (what are they, how do they work, and how you can manage them better)

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