The Human Givens Institute holds its popular conference every two years.
Our conferences are a great opportunity for you to hear from a range of fascinating speakers, who are experts in their field, and network with like-minded people interested in applying the human givens approach and the insights it brings to make the world a better place for us all.
The next conference is date will be announced as soon as possible.
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Denise Winn talks with Professor John Ratey about the brain as a social organ, and the need to be alert early to inept social skills.
Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell explain how and why a human givens approach can help therapists shift depression in just a few sessions — or less.
An article about the human givens approach that appeared in the major American publication, Family Therapy Magazine.
Last night, while you slept, you went into the REM state and dreamed. You probably don't remember because, for a very good reason, we evolved not to. However all normal humans go into the REM state and dream every night and most mammals show evidence of this brain pattern too.
The governing organisations of the world seem all at sea. They are missing an essential element: that of the psychology of human nature, which is programmed into us from our genes (the human 'givens').
At a time when we are struggling with a number of major moral dilemas, Ivan Tyrrell suggests that the human givens approach can help us reach ethical decisions.
Joe Griffin explains why dreaming, and forgetting our dreams, fulfils a vital human need.
Jim Penman tells Ivan Tyrrell how biology drives our social history, explaining temperament change within cultures and the rise and fall of civilisations.
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