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Why Is Brain Health Important for the Global Conversation about Human Flourishing?

Matthew T. Lee, PhD – Professor, Institute for Studies of Religion, Baylor University; Director, Flourishing Network, Harvard University

About the Talk

What is human flourishing, or the "fullness of life," and what factors promote it? How do the answers vary across cultures? These questions are animating the work of the Global Flourishing Study, a longitudinal survey of over 200,000 people in 22 countries, as well as the effort to establish a Global Community of Practice for Flourishing. This talk will introduce these initiatives and discuss what the construct of flourishing adds to more familiar constructs like wellness, happiness or well-being. We will explore the significance of research on brain health for this emerging global conversation.
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Directions to Center for BrainHealth

Brain Performance Institute building at dusk, exterior photo
The entrance to the surface parking lot is on Forest Park Road. The talks will be held in the Brain Performance Institute building, the second building when you enter through the gate.