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Wednesday, July 13 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Understanding and Using Your Emotions

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Ayn Rand said that emotions proceed from one’s cognitions, but she said little more about this topic. In this talk, Raymond Raad and William Schultz will draw on thepsychological literature on emotions so they can elaborate on Rand’s theory in two ways. First, they will discuss what emotions are and in what ways emotions can be caused by underlying beliefs. Then they will turn towards practical uses and discuss emotional awareness and the concept of emotional intelligence, and how they are important for being a rational person.

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Raymond Raad

Self - Private Practice
Raymond Raad, MD MPH is a general and forensic psychiatrist in private practice in New York City. 
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William Schultz

Doctoral Student, Minnesota School of Profession Psychology
William Schultz is a doctoral student studying clinical psychology at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. He has published peer-reviewed articles in academic journals such as The Journal of Humanistic Psychology and Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry. His primary research interest is philosophically informed psychopathology.


Wednesday July 13, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Sunset 3/4 Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas

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