Telling stories has been an important part of sharing experiences, transmitting cultural beliefs, and learning in many cultures.  During this interactive presentation, we will explore the importance of storytelling to the creation and transmission of culture, talk about the science behind storytelling and how stories tap into cognition in unique ways.

At the end of the webinar, participants will:

• Learn about the history and uses of storytelling
• Explore the connection between storytelling and cognition
• Engage in a storytelling exercise
• Explore ways you can incorporate storytelling in public programming



Original broadcast July 11, 2019 

Biography ~ Dr. Jennifer Kulik
Dr. Jennifer Kulik is the Founder and CEO of Silver Kite Community Arts (www.silverkite.us), a Seattle-based arts company dedicated to designing, supporting, and facilitating intergenerational arts experiences and arts programs for older adults. Dr, Kulik holds a Ph.D. in (Intergenerational) Theatre from Arizona State University, an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Washington, and a B.A. in Theatre from Grinnell College