BetaZone: Why Facts Don't Unify Us

Harvey will participate in this BetaZone session at the World Economic Forum 2017, alongside Tali Sharot (Director, Affective Brain Lab, Department of Experimental Psychology, UCL). The session has been developed in partnership with Nature Publishing Group, and will be moderated by Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature, UK.

How does the brain process information to form beliefs, and what does science tell us about why evidence about climate change, migration and privacy produces such divergent views?