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Antonio Damasio, Hanli Prinsloo and Katy Arnander

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11 February 2018

Episode 449

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We speak to neuroscientist Antonio Damasio about his new book ‘The Strange Order of Things’, which looks at the role feelings play in the workings of the body and mind. Plus: freediver Hanli Prinsloo explains the benefits of a life spent near water and we learn why London’s Sadlers Wells theatre is embracing the spirit of flamenco in 2018 with its director of artistic programme, Katy Arnander.

11 February 2018

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle 24’s Henry Rees-Sheridan joins Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound to look at some of the week’s potentially defining stories.

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Chapter 2

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Antonio Damasio

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The director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California has a new book: ‘The Strange Order of Things’. It looks at the science behind that most instinctual element of life: feelings.

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Hanli Prinsloo

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Freediver Hanli Prinsloo is looking to educate people about how to conserve the undersea environment via her I Am Water Foundation. She joins us to discuss her work and how she learnt to hold her breath for up to six minutes.

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Katy Arnander

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Sadlers Wells theatre in London is kicking off 2018 with Flamenco Festival London. The space’s director of artistic programme, Katy Arnander, joins us to talk through some of the highlights.

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