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Wednesday, October 21, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Speaker: Dr. Ellen Winner, Professor of Psychology at Boston College and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Location: 
Congregation Beth Elohim
133 Prospect Street,
Acton, MA 01720
Cost: 
Free; $5 suggested donation appreciated

Pre-registration is required; registration link will go live 6 weeks prior to the event.

Ellen Winner, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at Boston College and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education. She directs the Arts and Mind Lab, which focuses on cognition in the arts in typical and gifted children as well as adults. She has written over 200 articles and is author of four books and co-author of three, including 2018’s How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration. Dr. Winner has served as President of the American Psychological Association's (APA) Division 10, Psychology and the Arts in 1995-1996, and received the Rudolf Arnheim Award for Outstanding Research by a Senior Scholar in Psychology and the Arts from Division 10 in 2000. She is a fellow of APA Division 10 and of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics.

This event includes a book signing. Light refreshments will be provided.