Conversations About the Autumn of Life
6 Tuesdays, Jan. 15 and 29; Feb. 12 and 26; Mar. 12 and 26; Apr. 9 and 23; May 7 and 21; June 4, 1-3 p.m., at Self Connection Books, 125, 4611 Bowness Road NW.
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Registration limited to 20.
Currently no openings, but there’s a waiting list.
Participants will continue to explore recent ideas about aging and the meaning of life through books, film, speakers and discussion. Each member is encouraged to take a turn starting one of the conversations by bringing forward ideas from a work of fiction or non-fiction, from media or from personal experience. Facilitated by Pat Hogan.
Tuesday March 12, 2013, at 1 p.m.
Conversation with Norman Doidge: Join members of Conversations About the Autumn of Life Interest Group in a Skype conversation with Norman Doidge, author of “The Brain That Changes Itself” at Self Connection Books, 125, 4611 Bowness Road N.W..
Cost $20 (or less depending on turn out). Contact Pat Hogan to reserve a seat.
Links to interviews with Norman Doidge:
From TV Ontario:
Psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and best-selling author, Dr. Norman Doidge, on his book, The Brain that Changes Itself, an examination of the most important breakthrough in neuroscience: the discovery of neuroplasticity. His lecture was delivered at the University of Toronto on March 29th, 2008. (55 min)
Interview with Allen Gregg:
Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Norman Doidge talks about an astonishing new science called neuroplasticity, which is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable. His new book, “The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories Of Personal Triumph From The Frontiers Of Brain Science” will permanently alter the way we look at our brains, human nature, and human potential. October 2010. (27 min)
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