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The Experience of Time in Pandemics and Beyond: Views from an Open Psychology

For many, the pandemic has introduced the paradoxical feeling of living through momentous change while also experiencing a sense of something akin to paralysis. This talk unpacks the experience of time and explores how ‘the present’ can be disrupted by liminal events, sometimes transforming the future into a past future whilst calling out for a future. Professor Paul Stenner offers a novel understanding of cultural experiencing, and shows why play, art and culture more generally become particularly valuable during such events.

Watch the video here:

https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/launch-event-talks

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