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Confer Speakers

Professor Frank Hucklebridge

Professor Hucklebridge's first degree was BSc Zoology, University of Hull. At the same university he gained a PhD in Stress neuroendocrinology but went on to do a Post-doc in developmental immunology. He has published over 90 scientific papers in stress physiology and neuro-immune relationships and is co-author/ editor of two books on psychoneuroimmunology. He is Professor of Psychophysiology at the University of Westminster and visiting Professor at the Universidade Lusofona, Lisbon and Roehampton University. He has lectured widely in Europe, the Southern Caucuses, Hong Kong and North America.

Past and present Confer events
Psychoneuroimmunology and Psychotherapy: Finding the Interface
Tuesday evenings 17 April - 26 June 2012

Book of the Month
Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

Did you know?
The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...