RSA Events


Society & Culture

The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year. These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges. Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


Bruce Hood on the Domesticated Brain

May 8th, 2014

Episode 190 of 494 episodes

How does the brain shape our behaviour? In the third of our exciting series of events celebrating the return of the popular and accessible Pelican books, leading psychologist Bruce Hood gives us a clear insight into the complexities of our grey matter.

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