December 2019 Third Wave Grand Rounds: The Psychology of Play with Eve Blouin-Hudon Ph.D.
Friday November 22, 2019
The Ottawa River Psychology Group team was pleased to welcome Dr. Eve Blouin-Hudon, a researcher and expert in positive psychology with a doctorate on the Psychology of Play to our Third Wave Grand Rounds this December 2019. Not surprisingly, we had a LOT of fun playing with the psychology of play. We will be having Dr. Blouin back for our team retreat in 2020, and we hope that you will enjoy this video of her presentation. May the spirit of play come in and nourish your mind, body, work, and recreation this holiday season. Happy Holidays!
December 2019 Third Wave Grand Rounds: The Psychology of Play with Eve Blouin-Hudon Ph.D. from Kimberly Sogge on Vimeo.
About the Webinar:
The psychology of play and imagination can not only be applied to ongoing projects, but are also very relevant to wellbeing and exploration of self. In this discussion, I will talk about how play and imagination can be used to deconstruct how we perceive the world; facilitate flexible thinking to adapt to change and complexity; increase pleasure and absorption in everyday activities; and understand problems in intuitive ways. To this end, Eve Blouin-Hudon will review relevant literature and demonstrate hands-on activities that can be used to construct a psychological playspace conducive to wellbeing.
About the Presenter:
Eve Blouin-Hudon Ph.D. (Carleton; Experimental Psychology) is a an expert in positive psychology specializing in creativity and imagination. She is an Instructor in Psychology at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, where she teaches courses on creativity, play, and innovation. She is also the founder of Bevy Creative, a consulting agency delivering research-based workshops, talks, and one-on-one tools to both individuals and organizations. Her teaching and facilitation are inspired by experiential learning, which involves learning by doing (and preferably, playing).