What is Technology Doing to Our Minds and Bodies?
To what extent are the smartphones, tablets and digital gadgets we cherish in our lives increasingly reshaping our minds and bodies?
Please join the Educational Technology Council, in partnership with the Alberta Teachers' Association, for an evening public lecture, including a wine and cheese reception, with two of the world’s leading researchers to discuss the promise and peril of technology on health and the neuroscience and psychology of digital distraction(s).
Dr. Michael Rich
Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School
Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health
Director, Centre on Media and Child Health at Boston Children’s Hospital
Full Bio - http://cmch.tv/about-us/our-team/michael-rich/
Dr. Larry Rosen
Past Chair and Professor Emeritus of Psychology, California State University
Author, The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World (MIT Press, 2016)
Full Bio - http://drlarryrosen.com/about/
Auditorium, Barnett House, 11010 142 Street NW, Edmonton
*6:00 pm Registration and Reception (hors d'oeuvre and no host bar)
*7:00 pm Public Lectures and Discussions
*9:30 pm Adjournment
There is limited seating and this event will sell out! Order your tickets soon!
For more information on this event contact Jordan Kardosh by email at firstname.lastname@example.org,
Telephone at 780-447-9425 (in Edmonton) or 1-800-232-7208 (from elsewhere in Alberta).