Stories Can Change Us: Storytelling for the Public Good

apalogo300As part of the American Psychological Association’s annual conference, Lear Center Managing Director and Director of Research Johanna Blakley will participate in a discussion on the power of story, as a member of a panel titled “Storytelling for the Public Good.” She joins Amy Hartzler, from Free Range Studios and Pamela Rutledge of the Media Psychology Research Center. Telling stories is a highly effective strategy for engaging the public on important social issues (i.e., voilence, climate change). This session addresses the what (messaging), how (medium), and why (motivation) of storytelling for the public good.

Friday, August 8, 2014, 11AM | American Psychological Association Annual Convention
Washington, D.C.