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Creativity and Learning in Later Life: an Ethnography of Museum Education

Book and Chapter

Creativity and Learning in Later Life examines how processes such as ‘creativity’ and ‘inspiration’ are experienced by writers who engage with the visual arts, and questions how age is perceived in relation to these processes. …

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A Clearer Map for Aging: ‘Elderhood’ Shows How Geriatricians Help Seniors Thrive

via National Public Radio   |   Audio and Podcast

In this podcast, geriatrician, Dr. Louise Aronson, shares her thoughts on the health and care of older people in the U.S., narrowing in on topics like how the immune system changes with age, the importance …

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How Art Changes Us

via National Public Radio   |   Audio and Podcast

From NPR: “Art can evoke powerful feelings. But can it do more? This hour, TED speakers share ideas on the transformative nature of art and its ability to shape the way we see ourselves and …

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Jilann Spitzmiller

via National Endowment for the Arts   |   Audio and Podcast

In this podcast from the National Endowment for the Arts, award-winning filmmaker, Jilann Spitzmiller, talks about “Still Dreaming,” a film which looks at former actors over 80 in an assisted living facility rehearsing and performing, …

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Rohan Spong

via National Endowment for the Arts   |   Audio and Podcast

In this podcast from the National Endowment for the Arts, filmmaker, Rohan Spong, talks about his documentary, “Winter at Westbeth,” which featured three residents of Westbeth Artist Housing in lower Manhattan, all artists ranging in …

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Magic Lessons Se. 1, Ep. 12: Brene Brown on “Big Strong Magic”

via Magic Lessons with Elizabeth Gilbert   |   Audio and Podcast

From Magic Lessons: “The author of BIG MAGIC talks to Brene Brown, the author of “Rising Strong,” about how essential creativity is for healthy, wholehearted living.”

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Guys, We Have A Problem: How American Masculinity Creates Lonely Men

via Hidden Brain   |   Audio and Podcast

From National Public Radio: “…Researchers say it can be difficult for men to hold on to friendships as they age. And the problem may begin in adolescence. This week on Hidden Brain, we look at …

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