British Science Association Bristol and Bath Branch: Experiencing dopamine and its dysfunction Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter in the brain. The consequences of too much or too little are complex and diverse. But what is it like to experience abnormal levels of dopamine? This evening’s ‘agenda’ will include: Introduction to dopamine. Abridged reading of ‘A Kind of Alaska’, by Harold Pinter – an account of the experience of awakening from a 30-year sleep following dopamine treatment. A clinician's view of the effects of dopamine dysfunction. A personal story from someone who is undergoing ground-breaking radical treatment. Q&A Our speaker: Conor Houghton, A computational neuroscientist as Bristol University. Links to more info: Consequences of too little dopamine and too much dopamine. Booking for this event has now closed.