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The Physiology of Awe - Science Talk

Wonderfest Science

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

The Physiology of Awe - Science Talk

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In the past five years, science has made great strides in better understanding the emotion of awe. UC Berkeley psychologist Craig L. Anderson will help us understand state-of-the-art findings about how awe promotes curiosity and pro-sociality, including the physiological processes that support these behaviors. We will explore important implications that awe research has for well-being interventions, the health of military veterans, and making outdoors programs more accessible.

  • WHAT:  The Physiology of Awe
  • WHO:  Craig L. Anderson, Psychology Department, UC Berkeley
  • WHEN:  Tuesday, July 28, 2015
  • WHERE:  Innovation Hangar, Palace of Fine Arts Exhibition Hall, 3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco <http://www.ihangar.org/>  Enter iHangar through the big green door opposite the huge Palace of Fine Arts dome.
  • HOW:  Please register below.
  • WHY:  Because we're curious creatures.

 

 
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Innovation Hanger, Palace of Fine Arts Exhibition Hall
3601 Lyon Street
San Francisco, CA

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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Wonderfest Science

Wonderfest, the San Francisco Bay Area Beacon of Science, is a non-profit educational corporation with 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. Wonderfest was founded by executive director Tucker Hiatt (tucker@wonderfest.org). Eric Yao (eric@wonderfest.org) is technical director and board chairman. Wonderfest headquarters are located just north of San Francisco—in Marin County—at 47 Alta Way, Corte Madera, CA 94925.

Wonderfest’s Mission is to inspire and nurture a deep sense of wonder about the world: stimulating curiosity, promoting careful reasoning, challenging unexamined beliefs, and encouraging life-long learning. Wonderfest achieves these ends through public science gatherings in the San Francisco Bay Area and through online science discourse & video that reach around the world.

Science for whom?

The scientific endeavor has universal appeal. Every inquisitive person, regardless of culture or gender or income, is improved by the intellectual challenge and reward that science offers. Wonderfest presentations reach people of diverse ages, too; they appeal to the student in all of us, no matter how old. After all, if you’re through wondering, … you’re through! Wonderfest events are suitable for students in high school, in college, in the school of hard knocks, and in retirement communities.

Why?

…to celebrate the scientific spirit! The rational investigation of our world is the grandest human adventure, with the most significant long-term implications imaginable. Nevertheless, our science is fragile. It’s a small flame nourished in each of us by skepticism, by humility, and, above all, by wonder.

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