Speaker: Bruce Hood
Bruce is Professor of Developmental Psychology in Society at Bristol University since 1999. He undertook his Ph.D. at Cambridge followed by appointments at University College London, MIT and a faculty professor at Harvard. He researches child development, origins of superstition, self-identity and ownership. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Society, the Royal Institution of Great Britain and the British Psychological Society. Bruce gave the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures “Meet Your Brain” in 2011 and has written four popular science books – SuperSense, The Self Illusion, The Domesticated Brain and Possessed. He has made numerous media appearances on radio and TV and starred in the recent 2019 award-winning eco-movie, “Living in the Future’s Past” with Academy Award winner, Jeff Bridges. Bruce is the founder of Speakezee.org – the world’s largest academic speaker platform connecting experts with audiences.