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Friday, June 6, 7:30 p.m.Exuberance
: The Passion for Life by Kay Redfield JamisonKay Redfield Jamison
examines one of life's most exalted states: Exuberance
. This “abounding, ebullient, effervescent emotion” manifests itself everywhere from child’s play to scientific breakthrough and is crucially important to learning, risk-taking, social cohesiveness, and survival itself.
The book explores whether Exuberance can be inherited, parses its neurochemical grammar, and documents the methods people have used to stimulate it.
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Kay Redfield Jamison of Johns Hopkins University discusses her struggle with manic depression, its link to suicide, and the book (timspalding)
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In addition to her academic works, Prof. Jamison chronicled her own struggle with bipolar disorder (severe mania and depression) in her 1995 memoir An Unquiet Mind.
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