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Posted Date: 12/15/2012

First Friday: Born to Be Good--

A Darwinian Tale of Survival of The Kindest 

Friday, January 4th
Main Reading Room
Wine reception at 6:30pm for pre-registered guests. 
Program begins at 7pm

For adults and high school students.
*Registration is recommended.

Can science aid us in the pursuit of happiness? UC Berkeley professor Dacher Keltner makes an evolutionary case for the emergence of compassion, tracing the argument to Darwin. He will detail studies about kindness and illustrate how it is the pathway to happiness.

This event is at capacity but you may still be able to attend the event. The wait line for non-registered guests will be admitted on a first come, first serve basis starting at 6:50pm.

If you have previously registered for this event and can no longer attend please cancel by clicking here to email the reference desk or calling (415) 389-4292 x4740. Please indicate if you are cancelling for a guest as well.

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