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October 18, 2022

MINDFULNESS & THE ARTS: Creative Strategies to Enhance Attention, Memory, Learning, and Well-Being

TUESDAYS, 2 PM - 3 PM EST | OCTOBER 4TH, 11TH, & 18TH

Presented By: Dr. Kristen Betts, PhD, Drexel University, School of Education

Busyness and stress can affect how the brain processes information and memory. This complimentary 3-week workshop provides strategies and activities to increase attention to support metacognition, learning, and well-being through mindfulness, the arts, and creativity. Throughout this workshop, you will be engaged in activities that support brain health and well-being. The first week focuses on mindfulness, the brain, and activities that can decrease stress and support attention and neuroplasticity. The second week expands upon mindfulness and explores how creativity and the arts can support memory, learning, and flourishing. The third week focuses on the integration of mindfulness, creativity, and the arts to support brain health. During the last session, you will have the opportunity to share ways in which you have engaged in mindfulness, creativity, and the arts as part of the workshop.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Dr. Kristen Betts is a Clinical Professor in the School of Education at Drexel University. She has over 20 years of experience and leadership in higher education and online learning. Her research focus is on Mind, Brain, and Education Science, neuropedagogy, lifelong learning, curriculum design, and professional development.


Date:

October 18, 2022


Time:

2 pm - 3 pm

Venue:

Virtual Event

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