Explore the intricacies of love and relationships in the digital age and discover how to make significant, lasting change in your life.
The meaning of love is changing. With the rise of dating apps and new technologies, connecting with others has never been easier.
But whilst Tinder reached 50 million users last year, studies show that we are lonelier than ever.
Once, the study of love was deemed of vital importance, considered by Plato the greatest of all subjects. But modern philosophy has seen discourse on love fall largely by the wayside.
What is it about the modern world that seems so hostile to love? With more advanced technology than ever, is it simply a matter of getting the data right? Or do we need to reclaim love from a world that seeks to demean it?
'The Greatest Adventure: Love in the Time of Tinder' aims to reignite the discussion of love in the modern age. Uncovering the latest in neuroscience, psychology and philosophy you will discover:
- Cutting-edge research on love and its impact on the brain
- How to navigate communication in a digital world
- The secrets of making relationships stand the test of time
- How technology is changing the meaning of intimacy
- Why focusing on yourself might actually be the key to a successful relationship
- Hear from relationship experts and life coaches, philosophers and matchmakers
- Enjoy workshops with Psychologies' columnist Harriet Minter
- Discover the science of love, its evolution and its impact on the brain
- Learn how to choose the perfect partner, how to be confident, how to communicate better and much more
- Gain unique insights into the nature of relationships in the 21st century
- Interact with world-leading thinkers in a unique setting and put your questions to the best in the field
- eHarmony's Chief Scientist Steve Carter
- Relate CEO Chris Sherwood
- Psychologies' columnist Harriet Minter
- School of Life psychologist Susan Quilliam
- Best-selling author Helen Croydon
- Award-winning director Martha Fiennes
- Philosopher Christopher Hamilton
- Neuroscientist Anders Sandberg
Where: The Globe at Hay, Hay-on-Wye
When: 29 - 30 April 2017
For Psychologies readers interested in attending, there is a 30% discount available on tickets with the code Psych30.
The events are supported by eHarmony.