A Day on Emotional Intelligence-The Neuroscience of Emotional Intelligence

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Existentialism, Neuroscience & Emotional Intelligence: A full day of talks exploring the fascinating psychology of human emotions.

Does changing how you think about an emotion, change the way you feel it? How?

How can you use the latest research into the neuroscience of emotions to make better decisions about the big choices in life?

What happens, psychologically, when you suppress your emotions?

These are just some of the questions the speakers will explore at The Weekend University this month.

In this series of talks, we’ll discuss:

The Existential Meaning of Emotions; how to make connections between your sensations, feelings, thoughts, intuitions, and most deeply held values.

The History of Human Emotions; how the stories you tell yourself about your emotions influences how you feel them.

The Neuroscience of Emotional Intelligence; the real nature and importance of emotions, what happens in the brain when you experience them, and how to let them guide you into making the best choices for you.

You’ll learn how these insights can benefit your own life, but also your ability to help others too.

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Lectures & Speakers
1- The Existential Meaning of Emotions -

Professor Emmy van Deurzen is a philosopher, counselling psychologist and existential psychotherapist.

Amongst her 17 books are the bestsellers Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling in Practice (3d edition 2012, Psychotherapy and the Quest for Happiness (Sage, 2009) and Everyday Mysteries (2nd edition Routledge, 2010). The second edition of Paradox and Passion in Psychotherapy appeared with Wiley in 2015.

2- The History of Human Emotions – Dr Tiffany Watt Smith, PhD

Dr Tiffany Watt Smith is the author of The Book of Human Emotions, which tells the stories of 154 feelings from around the world. It has been published in 9 countries so far.

Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, the BBC News Magazine and The New Scientist. In 2014, she was named a BBC New Generation Thinker. In her previous career, she was a theatre director.

3- The Neuroscience of Emotional Intelligence – Dr Gabija Toleikyte,

Dr Gabija Toleikyte is a neuroscientist and business coach. She completed her PhD at the University College London on the neuronal basis of memory and navigation.

During her PhD, Gabija acquired a business coach qualification and worked as an internal coach at UCL for senior academics and administrative staff.

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Event Schedule
10:00am – 12:00pm: The Existential Meaning of Emotions - Professor Emmy van Deurzen, PhD
12:00 – 1:00pm: Lunch break
1:00pm – 3:00pm: The History of Human Emotions – Dr Tiffany Watt Smith, PhD
3:00pm – 3:15pm: Afternoon break
3:15pm – 5:00pm: The Neuroscience of Emotional Intelligence – Dr Gabija Toleikyte, PhD
5:20pm – 7:00pm: Attendee Social & Networking (Optional)
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Still not sure what to expect? Read what previous attendees have said here.

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Who is this event for?
You might be:

A mental health practitioner; psychotherapist, counsellor or coach, attending for continuing professional development

A psychology student seeking to broaden your knowledge in different areas of the subject

Considering a transition into a career in psychology, but not sure exactly what route to take yet

A member of the general public attending for the sheer joy of learning and exploring your curiosity.

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