The Nature of Feelings and Their Consequences

May 4, 2018, 8:00 - 10:00 PM

Presented by

Antonio Damasio, MD

Friday, May 4, 2018
8-9 PM
1 CME/CE credit

This free public lecture is part of the international Joseph Sandler Research Conference.  REGISTER HERE 

Antonio R. Damasio, MD, David Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Psychology, Professor of Philosophy, and Director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC, is an expert on cognition and behavior with a special focus on emotion, decision-making and consciousness.

The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures. Pantheon Books, New York, 2018. We invite you to read a review by Mark Solms, PhD, who will also present at the weekend conference.

Also author of Descartes’ Error: 10th Anniversary Edition (2005), Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow and the Feeling Brain (2003), The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness (1999)

Recipient, Prince of Asturias Award for Scientific and Technical Research (2005); Presidential Medal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (2006); Honorary Professorship by Southeast University in Nanjing, China (March 2005); Signoret Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience (2004); Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award, International Psychoanalytical Association (2004); Nonino Prize (2003)

Location: The Saban Research Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
4661 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California


IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of these CME/CE programs have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the New Center for Psychoanalysis. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for the maximum number of 1 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

PSYCHOLOGISTS: The New Center for Psychoanalysis is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. New Center for Psychoanalysis maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Full attendance is required for psychologists to receive credit; partial credit may not be awarded based on APA guidelines. For the psychologists’ records, certificates of attendance are provided at the completion of the course.  


The New Center for Psychoanalysis is a continuing education provider that has been approved by the American Psychological Association, a California Board of Behavioral Sciences recognized approval agency. 

REGISTERED NURSES: The New Center for Psychoanalysis is an accredited provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP1112). Registered Nurses may claim only the actual number of hours spent in the educational activity for credit.