Past Event

Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination and Invigorates the Soul

Thu, Sep 24 2009 - 6:00pm

Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination and Invigorates the Soul

Stuart Brown, M.D., Founder, the National Institute for Play, Co-author, Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul (with Christopher Vaughan)

Have you played today? Brown explores the power and importance of play, drawing from his own clinical research, as well as the latest developments in neuroscience, social science and behavioral studies. Looking at the science of play, Brown expands on it and brings it into a broader context, maintaining that it ignites the tools one needs to succeed, whether on the playground or in the boardroom.

MLF: HEALTH & MEDICINE/PERSONAL GROWTH/SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: $8 members, $15 non-members
Buy the Book: Order Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul, by Stuart Brown with Christopher Vaughan, from The Club's eBay store (link takes you to new site). If you order the book fewer than five business days before the event, it will be available for pick up at the event. If you order more than five business days before the event, the book will be sent to you.
Program Organizer: Chisako Ress