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Event Archive - 14th Annual Lafayette Health Forum: Minding our Health in the Cyber Age: Lafayette String Quartet, Paul Mohapel (Associate Faculty, Royal Roads University)

Thu. October 3rd 2019 - Thu. October 3rd 2019 David Lam Auditorium (All Ages)
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Presented by: UVic School of Music

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Music: Classical
Are you overwhelmed with the volume of daily emails you receive? Do you find yourself trying to do ten things at once? Do you have trouble concentrating for sustained periods of time because so many things are vying for your attention? Have you ever stopped to ask yourself what the impact of dividing your attention in so many directions has on the quality of your work and life?

“Minding our Health in the Cyber Age: The impact of multitasking on our well-being” will report on recent startling research and scientific data about some of the negative impacts digital distraction and multitasking are having on our behaviour and neurological capacities. Featuring guest speaker Paul Mohapel (Associate Faculty, Royal Roads University), this forum is intended to provoke thoughtful dialogue and more mindful approaches to using technology both at work and in our homes. Strategies to create more balanced and healthy interactions with technology will be explored.

Presented in partnership with the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health, this free forum brings health professionals and community members together each year to discuss health issues affecting us all. The evening includes the presentation, a Q&A, and short performances by the Lafayette String Quartet. Reserve seats at:


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Lafayette String Quartet (Chamber Music)

Since their initial season in Detroit in 1984, the Lafayette Quartet has played to critical acclaim and enthusiastic audiences throughout Europe and North America. Early in their career, they garnered major competition prizes (e.g., the Grand Prize at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition), and embarked on extensive study with chamber ... more info
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