Virtual Sips and Science: the Rise of American Burnout with Dr. Sara Konrath

12/10/2020 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Center for BrainHealthUT Dallas 

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Virtual Sips & Science

The Rise of American Burnout

December 10, 2020 | 7:00-8 PM Central Time


Burnout typically describes overwhelmed adults in the workforce, and is defined as a “special type of job stress—a state of physical, emotional, or mental exhaustion combined with doubts about your competence and the value of your work.” However, burnout symptoms have been increasing over time and are now affecting younger generations prior to reaching the workforce. Understand the symptoms of burnout and how they are evolving over time. Learn how we can address these symptoms, individually and as a society, to combat the American culture of burnout.

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Speaker 7-8 PM

The speaker will be presenting via Zoom Webinar. You do not need to download any additional software.  We will provide the Zoom Webinar link and passcode once you register.

 Sara Konrath

Associate Professor of Philanthropic Studies at Indiana Univeristy Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Sara Konrath is an Associate Professor of Philanthropic Studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She received her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan in 2007. Konrath is the director of the Interdisciplinary Program on Empathy and Altruism Research (iPEAR), a research lab with a primary focus on motivations, traits, and behaviors relevant to philanthropic giving, volunteering and other prosocial behaviors.  Her work has been published in top scientific journals and has been featured in several media outlets, including the New York Times, Huffington Post, Time Magazine, CNN, and NPR radio.