Series I: Why Do We Think, Feel & Act the Way We Do? (Spring 2013)

I. Spring 2013: Why do we think, feel & act the way we do?

1. How the Internet changes the way we learn, think, feel, live & work, Feb 7, 2013, 7-8.30pm

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2. Who cares about humanity? A conversation with Sam McFarland about his life-long research on this subject; Professor Emeritus of Psychology at WKU & Director of the Honors Program, 1990-1998; Tue, Mar 5, 2013, 7-8.30pm; Facebook

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3. Discussion of The Intuitive Dog and Its Rational Tail, ch. 2 of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion (2012) by Jonathan Haidt, social psychologist at NYU, 23 pages, Wed, Apr 18, 2013, 7-8.30pm (Please note: no need to have read to participate – as the chapter will be introduced – but of course it can’t hurt)

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4. Discussion of the Introduction to The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World (2009) by psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist, 14 pages, Thu, Apr 25, 2013, 7-8.30pm (Please note: no need to have read to participate – as the chapter will be introduced – but of course it can’t hurt)

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