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Archetypal Heroes in American Literature and Film, Human Behavior, Stem Cells

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7 Days | 6 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Tough Guys: Archetypal Heroes in American Literature and Film
Join us for an informative and entertaining look at iconic figures in novels and films and the writers who created them; such as Jack London's "The Sea Wolf," Dashiell Hammett's "Maltese Falcon," Bernard Malamud's "The Natural," and John Ford's Western film "My Darling Clementine."

Psychology Mythbusters: The Facts Behind Human Behavior
Use psychological research to explore common myths about human behavior. Is it possible for people to act altruistically and help others without reward? Are the victims and perpetrators of relationship violence influenced by nature (biology) or nurture (environment)? Does multiple personality disorder really exist? Do eyewitnesses give accurate testimony? You might find out that things are not what you think!

Stem Cells: Facts, Hype, and Hope
Discuss major advances in stem cell research and applications as we strive to answer questions such as: What are stem cells? Where do stem cells come from? What are the different kinds of stem cells? Why are some stem cells controversial? What can stem cells be used for today and what could they be used for in the future?

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You may also be interested in another program, "Hollywood Goes to War, A History of the World in 100 Objects, Religion and Pop Culture" (#21579) taking place this same week and staying at the same accommodations.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Coordinated by Misericordia University.

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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
15 Expert-led lectures


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