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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Julia Gottwald & Barbara J Sahakian

Mind Games: The Next Level

Sunday 20 August 2:15pm - 3:15pm

The ability to read minds usually only exists in the movies. But neuroscientists are now attempting to get into our heads via functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI for short), allowing our brain activity to be read in real time. Cambridge...