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Birds do it, bees do it...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 10:56

In this essay for our new exhibition FAKE, Nicola Marples, professor of zoology at Trinity College Dublin and one of the curators of the exhibition, talks about faking it in the natural world. The theme of FAKE is fascinating for anyone like myself who is interested in the behaviour of...

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What are we so afraid of?

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:29

In this blog, IN CASE OF EMERGENCY lead mediator Aleksandra Amaladass delves into the results of our crowd-sourced catastrophic risk chart... So, what are people afraid of? Our last exhibition, IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, examined the threats that surround us on different scales. We looked at mitigating...

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How Our Brain Judges Real From Fake

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 13:58

In this essay for our new exhibition FAKE, Fiona Newell, professor of psychology at Trinity College Dublin and one of the curators of the exhibition, talks about the brain's ability to judge real from fake.  Fake is defined as ‘not genuine, an imitation or counterfeit’ and we often pride...

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