How We Bounce Back: The New Science of Human Resilience – Full Program

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Car accidents. Suicide bombers. Earthquakes. Death of a spouse. Why do some people bounce back from traumatic events while others do not? Is there a biological profile of resiliency? Can science, with the jab of a needle or huff of an aerosol, help reduce post-stress trauma? Can, and should, we train people to be more resilient? Leading thinkers from around the world explore these and other questions about the science of human resiliency.

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Date: Thursday May 31, 2012
Time: 08:00 PM-09:30 PM
Venue: Tishman Auditorium at The New School
Moderator: Bill Blakemore
Participants: George Bonanno, Dennis Charney, Fran Norris, Matthieu Ricard

Car accidents. Suicide bombers. Earthquakes. Death of a spouse. Why do some people bounce back from traumatic events while others do not? Is there a biological profile of resiliency? Can science, with the jab of a needle or huff of an aerosol, help reduce post-stress trauma? Can, and should, we train people to be more resilient? Leading thinkers from around the world explore these and other questions about the science of human resiliency. See all content from How We Bounce Back...[Read more]

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