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Title: The pursuit of Olympic ideals - physical, neural and aesthetic
Date: Thursday, 28th June 2012
This event will explore how ancient Greek ideals of beauty, achievement and politics shaped the original Olympic games. Professor Chris Carey (UCL Greek and Latin) and Professor Semir Zeki (UCL Neuroesthetics) will discuss what constitutes ideals in neural terms and how they are formed and transformed in the brain.
To mark the Olympics and Paralympics, UCL has developed an exciting programme of events and exhibitions highlighting some of the world-leading research taking place at the university relevant to London in 2012. To find out more about the complete programme please visit: www.ucl.ac.uk/london/olympics