WONDER: Human Experience and the Arts | June 6–9, 2024
WONDER Symposium | June 6-9
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WONDER Keynote: Erin Clabough, Ph.D.

WONDER Keynote: Erin Clabough, Ph.D.

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When
June 8 @ 6:00 PM
Where
Mildred Sainer Pavilion
New College
Price
$45
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We Are Built for Wonder: A Neuroscience Perspective

Erin Clabough, PhD, is a neuroscientist and certified Reiki master teacher. Trained as a molecular biologist with a postdoc in biomedical engineering, she currently teaches courses at the University of Virginia on the neural basis of behavior, as well as the nature of consciousness and empathy, using experiential learning as the primary mode of teaching. She is the author of Second Nature: How Parents Can Use Neuroscience to Help Kids Develop Empathy, Creativity, and Self-Control, published by Sounds True. Her research explores neurodevelopment, synaptic plasticity, and ways to enhance well-being through nature, yoga, mindfulness, and meditative practices.

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This lecture is part of WONDER: Human Experience and the Arts | June 6-9, 2024

As a museum complex featuring visual and performing arts alongside circus history and a Gilded Age mansion, all situated on a bayfront campus, The Ringling is truly a site filled with wonder. This interdisciplinary symposium explores wonder as a source of creative inspiration, artistic medium, and physical and social well-being. Learn more about the WONDER Symposium

Wonder at The Ringling is supported by a generous gift by FORE