december, 2018

05dec7:00 pmDistraction: The impact in our everyday and professional livesThe twenty-first century may well be characterized as the age of distractionNapa County Library Time:: 7:00 pm


7:00 pm



Event Details

Series Event #3:

Dr. Adelman will overview some of the concepts, types, and issues regarding distraction; including research on its impact in our everyday usage in our professional lives. She will also examine it’s counterpart—attention and mindfulness. The program will include video clips from Maggie Jackson, author of Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age (2008); Distracted: Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention (forthcoming, Sept, 2018).  Audience members, in round table discussions, will be encouraged to share their responses to issues around distraction in their everyday and professional lives.

Mara Adelman, member at largeMara Adelman, Ph.D. (Professor emeritus, Seattle University)






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Napa Center for Thought & CultureWe think there’s a real need in the Napa Valley for more thought-provoking programming and events you can’t find anywhere else. That’s why we founded the Napa Center for Thought & Culture.


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