Dr. Karl A. Pillemer Reveals the Wisdom & Insights of Older Americans
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Deepak Chopra, Tony Hawk, Mick Fleetwood and Rashida Jones are among those featured in Finding Joe, Patrick Takaya Solomon's inspiring 2011 documentary about the teachings of mythologist Joseph Campbell. The film explores "the hero's journey," a key component of Campbell's best-known work The Hero with a Thousand Faces, which has since influenced untold numbers of writers and artists. But it also shows how Campbell's work is relevant and essential in today's world, laying out a narrative for how to live a fully realized life. Tickets include popcorn. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
Get a sneak peak at what Dr. Pillemer will be speaking about from a recent PBS News Hour interview.
“My grandmother would strongly agree with much of the collected wisdom, particularly the adage that happiness is a choice and that a practice of gratitude is intrinsic to being happy. I can’t wait to read the book!” —Chelsea Clinton
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. is a professor of Human Development at Cornell University and Professor of Gerontology at the Weill Cornell Medical College. An internationally renowned gerontologist, his research examines how people develop and change throughout their lives. He has authored five books and over 100 scientific publications, and speaks throughout the world on aging-related issues.
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