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Saturday, March 26 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Viral Content: Brain-Compatible Perspectives on Giftedness, Socioemotional Well-Being and Social Media in the Age of COVID-19

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Viral Content explores emerging knowledge on the dynamic impacts of social media and gaming on diverse gifted learners in the age of the pandemic, including mental and physical well-being; cognitive and metacognitive progression; creativity and critical thinking; resilience and stress reduction; technology addiction, among others.

A variety of strategies and resources designed to support children and young adults will be provided, embedded within a practical understanding of the neuroscience of giftedness and socioemotional development.

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Morgan Appel

Assistant Dean, Education and Community Outreach, UC San Diego, University of California, San Diego
Morgan Appel is Assistant Dean for Education and Community Outreach (ECO) at UC San Diego Extension, overseeing programming for PK-post retirement. He previously served as Director of Education Programs at UC Irvine’s Division of Continuing Education following a research appointment... Read More →

Saturday March 26, 2022 2:15pm - 3:15pm PDT
Social and Emotional Needs