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Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Our mission is to create a sanctuary online for serious thinking.

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Caspar Addyman
Lecturer in Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London

Casper Addyman is a lecturer in psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. He investigates how babies learn about the world and how our brains experience time. He is the author of Help Yourself (2013), a novel with free answers to the meaning of life.  

Help Yourself

Written by Caspar Addyman