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Dr Dean Burnett

Dr Dean Burnett

Doctor of Neuroscience

A Doctor of Neuroscience, and former Psychiatry Lecturer/Tutor, Dean studied at  Cardiff University where he completed a neuroscience PhD in the role of the hippocampus in configural learning. A bestselling author of the books: The Happy Brain and The Idiot Brain, Dean is currently an Honorary Research Associate at Cardiff University Psychology School, and working on new books, as well as his blog 'Brain Yapping' at the Cosmic Shambles network. Since the publication of his first book, Dean Burnett has appeared on numerous radio programmes and channels, and has performed or spoken on stage alongside notable names such as Simon Pegg, Jo Brand, Robin Ince and Professor Brian Cox. He is a regular at literary and science festivals all around the UK, and has been asked to talk as far afield as Holland, Belgium, Italy, Indonesia, Canada and Colombia.