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The Folly of Crowds? [Audio]

The Folly of Crowds? [Audio]

Speaker(s): Professor Peter Ayton, Dr Sepideh Bazazi, Professor Chris Frith | Editor's note: The final part of the question and answer session has been removed due to poor audio quality. In our modern world we are constantly exposed to the opinion of the group. When is the crowd wise and when is it prone to madness? Peter Ayton (@Thruthal) is Professor of Psychology at City University London. Sepideh Bazazi is a researcher at the Centre on Animal Cognition, DYNACTOM, Université Paul Sabatier. Chris Frith (@cdfrith) is a psychologist and Professor Emeritus at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London. Bahador Bahrami (@bahadorbahrami) is Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL. The Forum for European Philosophy (@LSEPhilosophy) is an educational charity which organises and runs a full and varied programme of philosophy and interdisciplinary events in the UK. Credits: Tom Sturdy (Audio Post-Production), LSE AV Services (Audio