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Embodied Wisdom and Intelligence

Guy Claxton

Leader

Guy Claxton

Guy Claxton is a cognitive scientist. He holds degrees in Natural Sciences from Cambridge and Experimental Psychology from Oxford. He is interested in the expandability of real-world intelligence and in recapturing and refining the non-intellectual ways of knowing associated with unconscious and bodily processes. His practical methods of deepening teaching have influenced schools in many countries. His books include Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: Why Intelligence Increases When You Think Less and Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Body Needs Your Mind Much More than It Thinks.

Other Leaders

Phyllida Anam-Áire
Phyllida Anam-Áire

Phyllida Anam-Áire is a mother/grandmother, former Irish nun, writer, poet, traditional Irish singer, psychotherapist and teacher of Sacred Ritual. She is the author of four published books and two poetry books. Her book “A Celtic Book of Dying” is now included in reading list for palliative care workers.

Giselle Genillard
Giselle Genillard

Giselle Genillard is the founder of SOS International (SOSI) and combines her training as a somatic therapist with the art of midwifery. She has worked internationally in trauma outreach teams in South-East India post-tsunami, New Orleans post-Katrina and post-colonial South Africa post-independence. Giselle introduced Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing (SE) trainings in England and France and specialises in working with post-traumatic stress in childhood, adolescence, war situations and high stress.

Date

Jul 25 2024

Time

CET
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Online

Conducted via Zoom or live-stream.

In this round table dialogue, Prof Guy Claxton, expert in cognitive science  along with Phyllida Anamaire, Irish writer and poet, and Giselle Genillard, trauma worker and midwife will explore Embodied Intelligence and the practical implications of a new integrated intelligence.

Thursday, 25 July

CEST (French time)

19:30 – 20:00Meditation (optional)
20:00 – 20:30Talk by Prof Guy Claxton
20:30 – 20:40Response by Phyllida Anamaire
20:40 – 20:50Response by Giselle Genillard
20:50 – 21:05Discussion between Prof Guy Claxton, Phyllida Anamaire and Giselle Genillard
21:05 – 21:10Break
21:10 – 21:55Q&A
Guy Claxton

Leader

Guy Claxton

Guy Claxton is a cognitive scientist. He holds degrees in Natural Sciences from Cambridge and Experimental Psychology from Oxford. He is interested in the expandability of real-world intelligence and in recapturing and refining the non-intellectual ways of knowing associated with unconscious and bodily processes. His practical methods of deepening teaching have influenced schools in many countries. His books include Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: Why Intelligence Increases When You Think Less and Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Body Needs Your Mind Much More than It Thinks.

Other Leaders

Phyllida Anam-Áire
Phyllida Anam-Áire

Phyllida Anam-Áire is a mother/grandmother, former Irish nun, writer, poet, traditional Irish singer, psychotherapist and teacher of Sacred Ritual. She is the author of four published books and two poetry books. Her book “A Celtic Book of Dying” is now included in reading list for palliative care workers.

Giselle Genillard
Giselle Genillard

Giselle Genillard is the founder of SOS International (SOSI) and combines her training as a somatic therapist with the art of midwifery. She has worked internationally in trauma outreach teams in South-East India post-tsunami, New Orleans post-Katrina and post-colonial South Africa post-independence. Giselle introduced Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing (SE) trainings in England and France and specialises in working with post-traumatic stress in childhood, adolescence, war situations and high stress.

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  • Opportunity to meditate at the start of each session
  • Time to interact with the speakers
  • Unlimited access to recordings
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Meet Fellow Meditators

Whatever the stage of your journey meet fellow meditators with whom to reflect and share your thoughts about this series in a safe environment

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The prices reflect the need to achieve self sufficiency. Therefore if you’re able to give a little more we would be very grateful. If you need a concession please let us know. We do not turn anybody away for lack of resource.

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Guy Claxton

Leader

Guy Claxton

Guy Claxton is a cognitive scientist. He holds degrees in Natural Sciences from Cambridge and Experimental Psychology from Oxford. He is interested in the expandability of real-world intelligence and in recapturing and refining the non-intellectual ways of knowing associated with unconscious and bodily processes. His practical methods of deepening teaching have influenced schools in many countries. His books include Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: Why Intelligence Increases When You Think Less and Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Body Needs Your Mind Much More than It Thinks.

Other Leaders

Phyllida Anam-Áire
Phyllida Anam-Áire

Phyllida Anam-Áire is a mother/grandmother, former Irish nun, writer, poet, traditional Irish singer, psychotherapist and teacher of Sacred Ritual. She is the author of four published books and two poetry books. Her book “A Celtic Book of Dying” is now included in reading list for palliative care workers.

Giselle Genillard
Giselle Genillard

Giselle Genillard is the founder of SOS International (SOSI) and combines her training as a somatic therapist with the art of midwifery. She has worked internationally in trauma outreach teams in South-East India post-tsunami, New Orleans post-Katrina and post-colonial South Africa post-independence. Giselle introduced Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing (SE) trainings in England and France and specialises in working with post-traumatic stress in childhood, adolescence, war situations and high stress.

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