Sep 29 at 12 pm
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128
Traveling to: BMW Guggenheim Lab
Mode of transportation: subway
On an average weekday, about 8.5 million people around New York depend on public transportation provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Learn how the simple act of riding the bus or subway can influence your emotions and sense of status. Brainstorm ways to build better commutes with psychologist Carlos Felipe Pardo, an expert on urban-transit issues.
Photo: courtesy CarlosFelipe Pardo
Sep 29 at 2 pm
What effect does the city have on your brain and body? In a series of weekly tours developed with Lab Team member Charles Montgomery, Dr. Colin Ellard, author of You Are Here: Why We Can Find Our Way to the Moon, but Get Lost in the Mall, has begun to gather evidence about the psychological effects of public spaces near the Lab. This week, join Dr. Ellard on this tour and measure the effects of the city on your own brain and body.
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Sep 29 at 6 pm
Whether you travel by foot, train, bus, or car, the way you move has a stunning impact on the way you think and behave. Join our panel as they share fascinating insights into the psychology of commuting. Learn new ways to maximize happiness on your way to work. With Traffic author Tom Vanderbilt, transit psychologist Carlosfelipe Pardo, and Alejandro de Castro Mazarro from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation.
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