Leeds Skeptics are a friendly group of free thinkers who get together to discuss issues of science, pseudoscience and philosophy - a broad range of topics from homoeopathy and creationism to space weather and generic research. Importantly, we like to do this "in the Pub." You can find out more about us here.
23 January 2014
Total 20mph limits are sweeping the nation with 12.3m people now living in places committed to 20mph for over 90% of roads. This includes York, Manchester, Lancashire and 25% of London Boroughs. Anna Semlyen, National Campaign Manager of 20ís Plenty for Us (with 207 branches) will counter the common 20mph myths. [More].
15 February 2014
Talk by Gabrielė Stakaitytė.
19 March 2014
After the success of his SiTP talk, the award-winning "You know less than you think", Paul Hopwood is back for the sequel! Based around his Cognitive Psychology studies, the first talk focussed on the different stages of information processing in the human brain. By looking at research into the brainís ability to acquire, store, retrieve and use information; the talk highlighted that humans have a tendency to severely overestimate their ability to perform these tasks. [More].