The Magic of Tidying

by Christina Tan at The Learning Loft, SF

“When you properly simplify and organize your home once, you’ll *never* have to do it again.” Marie Kondo, a Japanese cleaning consultant, made this bold claim in her New York Times Best Seller “the life-changing magic of tidying up”. Distilled from the book, this talk will share the simple techniques and delightful mindsets about tidying.

Learned Helplessness

by Josephine Yang at The Learning Loft, SF

An inside look through a depressed person’s eyes and, at one point, from a hospital psych wing. I will discuss depression under social and psychological lenses: methods of treatment, what makes it an illness and not an emotion, why it is just as crippling as physical chronic conditions, how to support people with depression.

Slides available on Prezi.

Play With My Tools – Designing Interaction at the Exploratorium

by Stephen Frey at The Learning Loft, SF

Last year, a team of 30 neuroscientists, engineers, designers, and artists created the world’s first interactive laboratory of brain technology at the Exploratorium museum. In this talk, I will offer an inside view into our design process, and takeaways for how to creatively communicate scientific topics

Slides available on Google Slides.