Monday, May 31, 2010

Opportunities in Second Life: Learn More About PBS This Emotional Life



You are cordially invited to attend an overview session by Kimberly Flack (RL)/Kimmer Jameson(SL) on the PBS series, This Emotional Life, hosted by Virtual Ability Island:

Monday, May 31, 2010 @ 1:30 pm SLT
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 @ 5:30 am SLT
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 @ 6:30 pm SLT

Click here to hop into the virtual world of Second Life and arrive at Sojourner Auditorium.

NOTE: If you do not yet have a Second Life account, this is a wonderful reason to create one! Virtual Ability offers a safe and supportive area to help you learn how to maneuver inside the virtual world. Find out more about how to create a free account here.

Not available at any of the above times to join a presentation?


There is also a 24/7 display you can explore on Health Info Island, also hosted by Virtual Ability. Learn more about all the topics in the online resources in more depth and explore at your own pace.

The highlights below give you a taste of what you will find if you attend a session or explore the interactive exhibit about PBS This Emotional Life:
  • Incredible video segments online
  • 24 hour crisis hotline
  • Resource Finder - Local, in your community
  • Blogs & Forums
  • For parents & educators of children birth to toddler: Early Attachment Toolkit
  • For families & individuals connected to the military: Military Family Toolkit

✿The Emmy Award-winning team of Vulcan Productions and the producers of NOVA have created a three-part series that explores improving our social relationships, learning to cope with depression and anxiety, and becoming more positive, resilient individuals.The series was produced by Kunhardt McGee Productions.

Harvard psychologist and best-selling author of Stumbling on Happiness, Professor Daniel Gilbert, talks with experts about the latest science on what makes us “tick” and how we can find support for the emotional issues we all face.

Each episode weaves together the compelling personal stories of ordinary people and the latest scientific research along with revealing comments from celebrities like Chevy Chase, Each episode weaves together the compelling personal stories of ordinary people and the latest scientific research along with revealing comments from celebrities like Chevy Chase, Larry David, Alanis Morissette, Robert Kennedy, Jr., and Richard Gere.

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Learn more about Eight Educational Outreach-ASSET's efforts to promote This Emotional Life here: www.azpbs.org/thisemotionallife. 

Learn more about Eight Educational Outreach-ASSET in SecondLife by clicking here.