DiscoverPsych Webinar Series
Stimulating intellectual curiosity, engaging the disconnected, making learning meaningful
What is DiscoverPsych?
DiscoverPsych is a psychiatry lecture series for medical students. We team up with a University Psychiatry Society (or 'PsychSoc') at each monthly event, engaging students across the UK.
Join us for incredible talks, bringing you top authors, speakers and researchers on various topics including AI, neuroscience, psychology, cutting-edge psychiatry treatments and much more!
Possessed: Why We Want More Than We Need
Zoom Online Talk
Whether it’s fashionable clothes or the latest gadgets, our love affair with possessions seems all-consuming. Despite constant warnings about our future, we are reluctant to change our ways when it comes to accumulating more and more things. Can we learn to live better with less, or is our desire for possessions innate and unchangeable? Psychologist Bruce Hood considers what drives our need for ownership and questions the extent to which we’re controlled by our possessions.