Visual Intelligence Workshop, Friday September 21, 2018, 2-3 PM
Followed by Coffee and Conversation!
Join the Columbia Society for Medical Humanities for a Workshop led by Alexandra Moses at the Wallach Art Gallery's Relational Undercurrents, and improve your visual intelligence.
Visual intelligence is the ability to see and understand what you observe and to clearly and concisely communicate that information to others. Our brains are wired to rapidly make sense of and remember visual information. Training in visual intelligence develops skills of observation, collaboration, communication and non-linear thinking.
Medical schools are increasingly recognizing the importance of the arts in training observation and communication abilities, and visual intelligence programs have been implemented at Harvard and Yale among others. UPenn recently demonstrated that medical students who participated in visual intelligence workshops developed improved visual diagnostic skills.
Alexandra Moses is a second-year Postbac Premedical student. She has an MA in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute, University of London.