How The Arts Promote Flourishing Amid Adversity (video)
Panelists unpack the psychological processes of creativity and how we process trauma and grow, and the role creativity can play in flourishing. This session features a literary reading as well as a musical performance.
Templeton World Charity Foundation's Global Flourishing Conference showcases the latest and most meaningful scientific advances in understanding how humans flourish across cultures, alongside innovative new tools and strategies that can foster greater flourishing.
This session explores the realm of creative expression, exploring how creativity can move us from a place of suffering to flourishing. Panelists unpack the psychological processes of creativity and discuss how we process trauma and grow, and the role creativity can play in that.
Play the above video to find out "How The Arts Promote Flourishing Amid Adversity."
Eranda Jayawickreme, Professor of Psychology & Senior Research Fellow, Program for Leadership and Character, Wake Forest University
Sunil Iyengar, Research & Analysis Director, National Endowment for the Arts
Maggie Zhao, President, Education Division (2021-2023), International Positive Psychology Association
James Pawelski, Professor of Practice and Director of Education, Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania
Broadcasting journalist, Redi Tlhabi, is the MC.
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