How games shape our reality

Join neuroscientist and physicist Kelly Clancy as she delves into our unrelenting fascination with games. Beyond mere entertainment, games serve as dynamic tools for learning about the world, understanding the intricacies of our minds, and even forecasting the future. Kelly will trace the evolution of games since the Enlightenment, traversing diverse realms such as military theory, biology, AI, neuroscience and the evolving landscape of democracy.

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Kelly Clancy is an accomplished neuroscientist and physicist with an illustrious research career. She has been honoured with fellowships from HFSP, EMBO, and the National Science Foundation, as well as receiving the prestigious Regeneron Prize for creative innovation in biomedicine. Kelly's writing has featured in Wired, The New Yorker, Nautilus, Utne Reader, Harper's Magazine, and the Massachusetts Review.


The Royal Institution 21 Albemarle St London W1S 4BS

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