The Sensitive Gene: Why Some People Are Born to Feel Emotions Harder
By Alexia LaFata for Elite Daily: http://elitedaily.com
Scientists have long debated what exactly makes us who we are. Are our qualities more influenced by our social environment, or are we naturally inclined to be a certain way? Or — to complicate things even further — does our environment affect the way these natural tendencies display themselves?
Well, when it comes to the reasons why we do the things we do, the most complicated answer is usually the correct one.
In recent decades, the government has spent billions of dollars on gene research with the goal of trying to explain how the genes we were born with express themselves in our everyday lives.
Psychologists are optimistic — though cautiously — these advancements in gene research will help us understand ourselves better.
We haven’t even scratched the surface of the…
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It was not so long ago that the big wide outdoors was the mainstay of children looking for a little imagination and adventure outside the home and school.
However, in recent years, there has been a departure from outdoors and nature and tendency towards television and video games. This trend has been linked to growing concern regarding children’s nutrition, health and well-being.
In an effort to raise attention to the need for outdoor play and physical activity, Brenda Simon founded PLAYbyNature, an organization focused on re-introducing autonomous outdoor play back into the lives of children in the Toronto area.
So come on down and learn about how one Torontonian is making a change and putting nature back into the lives of the next generation.
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April 27, 2015
9:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.
40Plus of Greater Washington presents our free weekly Monday morning meeting:
with Lorraine Nordlinger
This event is open to everyone.
Plan to join us after the meeting for networking.
We usually go have lunch together at the nearby Brookings Institute cafeteria.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for networking and the program starts promptly at 10 a.m.
1718 P St. NW
Suite T-2, Lower Level
Washington, D.C. 20036
near Dupont Circle Metro
Sign up for our proven 4-week Job Search Seminar. Next class starts on April 27.