Registration deadline: 12 March
Fifty years ago, humanity reached for the stars and achieved the seemingly impossible.
Professor Richard Wiseman has interviewed many of the surviving Apollo controllers about the mindset behind their stunning achievement and, in this talk, he will share the Apollo story from the perspective of psychology and leadership, examining the following factors:
- the roles of responsibility and trust
- attitudes to failure
- passion and purpose
- self-belief and agility
Come and join us and discover how everyone can adopt a mindset to make the seemingly impossible possible.
University of Hertfordshire
Room E350 (Main Building)
College Lane Campus
|18:00||Networking with tea, coffee and biscuits|
|18:30||Talk from Professor Richard Wiseman|
|19:30||Questions from the audience and discussion|
Speaker - Professor Richard Wiseman
Professor Richard Wiseman obtained his initial degree in psychology from UCL and his doctorate from Edinburgh University.
He has researched the psychology of deception, illusion, luck and change and currently holds Britain’s only Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire.
He is one of the most followed psychologists on Twitter and his psychology-based YouTube videos have attracted over 500 million views.
Richard is a Member of the Inner Magic Circle, a Director of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and author of several best-selling popular psychology books.
Richard's latest publication is - Wiseman, R. (2019). Shoot for the moon. Published by Quercus.
This event is free and open to BPS members only.
Staff and students from the University of Hertfordshire are also welcome to attend.
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