Join Us October 26th, UCLA Campus
General Admission: $50
UCLA Students, Staff, and Faculty: $35
Adventure Session: $10
Ticket sales have ended, Salon talks will be posted at tedx.ucla.edu
Creativity Across the Lifespan
(A Conversation with Robert Bilder, Ph.D.)
Television Writer and Producer
What John Wooden Taught Me about Healthy Aging
Strategies for Aging Well
Gary Small, M.D.
Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging and Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Director, UCLA Longevity Center; Director, UCLA Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA.
Personal Brain Management for Optimal Aging
Robert M. Bilder, Ph.D.
Robert M. Bilder, Ph.D., Michael E. Tennenbaum Family Chair in Creativity Research and Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Professor of Psychology, UCLA College of Letters and Science; Director, UCLA Tennenbaum Center for the Biology of Creativity, Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA
Self-care for Caregivers
Linda Ercoli, Ph.D.
Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Self-care for Caregivers This talk will outline important coping strategies for people who care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
There will be two 30-minute interactive adventure sessions before the TEDxUCLA Salon (separate ticket required).
Adventure Session One
Memory Training Made Easy
Karen Miller, Ph.D.
Learn Brain Boot Camp strategies, including The Story Method, geared to improving memory (encoding and recall). This simple training method can improve memory skills for everyday tasks, such as recalling your grocery and to-do list and remembering new names and faces.
Adventure Session Two
Modulating the Nervous System through Tai Chi
Learn the simplest, most effective techniques to modulate the nervous system for improved stress response and related benefits. Experience the meaning of “active relaxation.”