TED Talk Discussion of Daniel Kahneman's "The Riddle of Experience vs. Memory" (Senior College in the Community)
Age Group:Adults (Ages 18+)
Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and found of behavior economics, Daniel Kahneman, reveals how our "experiencing selves" and our "remembering selves" perceive happiness differently. This new insight has profound implications for economics, public policy -- and our own self-awareness. We will view and discuss this talk.
Presented by Bill Frayer, Mr. Frayer is a long-time Senior College instructor. He has a degree in English from Brown University and in Adult Education from USM. Mr. Frayer taught at CMCC for 35 years and likes to encourage active participation in his classes.
This presentation, part of a series entitled "Senior College in the Community" is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College. Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a longstanding relationship with community partners. In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes. For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
This program will take place in the Androscoggin Community Room. No registration is required.