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Benedict Carey: How We Learn

The Commonwealth Club

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Palo Alto, CA

Benedict Carey: How We Learn

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Benedict Carey, Science Reporter, The New York Times; Author, How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens; Twitter: @bencareynyt

Jenny Dearborn, Senior Vice President and Chief Learning Officer, SAP – Moderator

What if almost everything we know about learning was wrong? With our brain sensitive to mood, timing, location and environment, how do we absorb and retain information? Find out more about whether repetition is necessary, why sleeping and daydreaming can be important to the learning process, and hear Carey’s tips for the best techniques to remember more. Carey has been with The New York Times for 10 years and writes about neuroscience, psychiatry, neurology and everyday psychology.

Location: Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing
Cost: $20 non-members, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)

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Schultz Cultural Hall - Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)


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