Personal Power and the Liberated Self: The Science of Individuality

Cutting-edge science reveals that if we adopt behaviors reflecting power and strength, we liberate ourselves from the fears and doubts that obstruct us. By redirecting our thoughts, actions, and even physiology, we free ourselves to be our best. Amy Cuddy, author of the upcoming book Presence, reveals the science underlying these and many other fascinating body-mind effects that help us in our most challenging moments. Todd Rose is a leader in the new "science of the individual." His soon-to-be-published book, The End of Average, draws from the latest psychological and neuroscience research to show that success is found in individual strengths and weaknesses that don't fit along any average curve. Cuddy and Rose discuss the fascinating intersections in their research and the implications for human potential.

Speakers: Amy Cuddy, L. Todd Rose
Festival: 2015

More on this Session

Watch and Listen: Science

Breakthrough research has revealed that the brain is especially open to change during specific periods in life –... See more
Do you think of yourself as an introvert or an extrovert? Or have you discovered that you are an ambivert, a balanced... See more
The Second City and Caring Across Generations have joined forces to develop a unique training program that strengthens... See more
Medical errors in hospitals rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States, exceeded only by cancer and... See more
Invalid health news comes in many flavors. Some is utterly fake and potentially dangerous: asserting links between... See more
The genius of artificial intelligence (AI) is its capacity to swiftly mine repositories of data, such as the vast... See more

Pages