What qualities in a teenager make for a successful adult? What qualities help them convert downturns into successes? What qualities help them be goal focused and driven? And what daily practices help them build these qualities in their young minds?
Here's one more course from the GenWise stables that has been shown to exercise a wide range of cognitive faculties. Learn the basics of unraveling cryptic crosswords, and end with creating your own that other participants try and solve!
Isn't it fascinating that a microscopic being has been able to press the pause button on human society? What are viruses? How do they exist? Are they living or non-living? How does modern medicine counteract the effect of virsues?
Defense against the Dark Arts! An intro to Critical Thinking...
The information age is quickly turning into a 'mis'information age as we are increasingly being manipulated and lied to. Learn the skills to spot these, and 'defend' yourself against the 'dark art' of social media manipulation!
Take some downtime, drop your 'parent' role and spend a slice of relaxed fun time with your children. In the process, help them develop valuable skills of adaptability, innovativeness and creativity, while encouraging original thought and expression. (for one or both parents of 6-13-yr-olds)
Women Nobel Laureates - Should we be Surprised? (Appreciation Session)
Why is it that even in the 21st century, we see headlines such as 'woman scientist', 'woman banker', women leaders? A single session - this GenWise Appreciation Session is an opportunity to better understand and appreciate the role of gender - if any - in people's accomplishments.
Learn from an Information Security expert and evangelist about how to enjoy the opportunities offered by the internet while keeping yourself and your friends safe. Also get an idea of the range of career options available in the area of cyber security.