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The pursuit of Olympic ideals - physical, neural and aesthetic

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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:

    UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at

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