Mind Maps



Mind Maps: Stories from Psychology explores how mental health conditions have been diagnosed and treated over the past 250 years.

Divided into four episodes between 1780 and 2014, this exhibition looks at key breakthroughs in scientists' understanding of the mind and the tools and methods of treatment that have been developed. From Mesmerism to Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) bringing students up to date with the latest cutting edge research and its applications.

Combining psychology with other related sciences, medicine and human stories, this exhibition is illustrated through a rich array of historical and contemporary objects, artworks and archive images.

Open until 26 October 2014.

Images from the Human Connectome Project provided courtesy of Laboratory of Neuro Imaging and Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Consortium of the Human Connectome Project www.humanconnectomeproject.org.

The exhibition is supported by the British Psychological Society.

British Psychological Society logo

suggested 30 minutes
Suitable for:
ages +
Places per session:
not applicable
Pre-booking req'd:
Supervisory ratio:
teacher should accompany students

Related links

Related galleries