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Miles and Gary Wallis-Clarke will be joined by Professor Bruce Hood - the 'Professor of Happiness' at Bristol University. The one day conference will take place in the beautiful Great Hall of this boutique hotel - a wonderful environment to step back from the daily stresses of leadership and recharge, reflect and relax. Discounts are available for existing Palladio clients and additional members of staff from the same school/organisation. Special Schools NorthEast Summit Price £150 - Book Today

  • Date:09/02/2024 09:00 AM - 09/02/2024 04:00 PM
  • Location Jesmond Dene House Hotel Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2EY, UK (Map)
  • More Info:Jesmond Dene Road Newcastle NE2 2EY



Bruce MacFarlane Hood is a Canadian-born British experimental psychologist and philosopher who specialises in developmental cognitive neuroscience. He is currently based at the University of Bristol and his major research interests include intuitive theories, self identity, essentialism and the cognitive processes behind adult magical thinking.

He is well-known for the popular Happiness Half Hour BBC podcast. Bruce completed undergraduate studies in psychology, then received a Master of Arts and a Master of Philosophy from the University of Dundee. He received a PhD from University of Cambridge in 1991, studying the visual development of infants.After moving to the US he took a place as a visiting professor at MIT and faculty professor at Harvard University. He is currently a professor at the University of Bristol, where he conducts research at the School of Psychological Science and teaches the Developmental Psychology modules.