On Wednesday 5 October 2016, Prof Frans Verstraten, a participant in the three-month JIAS colloquium entitled ‘Why The Brain Matters’, will deliver an evening talk at St John’s College in Houghton, Johannesburg.

Provocatively entitled ‘Pushing the brain in action: psychology is so much more than a client on a leather sofa …’, the talk is aimed at introducing members of the public to aspects of cognitive neuroscience.

Prof Verstraten is a professor of psychology at the University of Sydney in Australia and Utrecht University in The Netherlands, and one of numerous eminent scholars attending the colloquium.

The talk is open to members of the public. Should you wish to attend, please book via http://r.sjc.co.za/BrianTalk for catering purposes. Light refreshments will be served.

Time: 17h30 for 18h00.

Venue: Jeffrey Auditorium, St John’s College, St David Road, Houghton. Johannesburg.

How to get there: Drive south along Houghton Drive. Turn left into St David Road.