Speaker Wallace J. Nichols
Affiliation California Academy of Sciences, Ocean Revolution
Host Amy Draves
Date recorded 31 July 2014
Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? Wallace J. Nichols revolutionizes how we think about these questions, revealing the remarkable truth about the benefits of being in, on, under, or simply near water. Combining cutting-edge neuroscience with compelling personal stories from top athletes, leading scientists, military veterans, and gifted artists, Nichols will discuss how proximity to water can improve performance, increase calm, diminish anxiety, and increase professional success.
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