Art of Perception

Art historian Amy Herman has trained experts from many fields how to perceive and communicate better. By showing people how to look closely at images, she helps them hone their “visual intelligence,” a set of skills we all possess but few of us know how to use properly.  She has spent more than a decade teaching doctors to observe patients instead of their charts, helping police officers separate facts from opinions when investigating a crime, and training professionals from the FBI, the State Department, Fortune 500 companies, and the military to recognize the most pertinent and useful information. Her lessons highlight far more than the physical objects you may be missing; they teach you how to recognize the talents, opportunities, and dangers that surround you every day.

Wednesday, September 13 at 8:00am to 11:00am

Goldberg Auditorium

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Georgetown University Medical Center, Faculty and Academic Affairs, Office of

Presenter

Amy Herman

Event Contact Name

Julia Langley

Event Contact Email

Julia.Langley@georgetown.edu

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