The Power of Stories - Hosted by Saira Shah

How do stories affect the mind? Safia Shah shares some of Idries Shah’s teaching stories, and Saira speaks to a diverse group of educators, scientists, therapists and writers, each using stories to better understand how we think and to bring about change.
Her guests include:

  • Professor Joe Devlin, Experimental Psychologist, University College London
  • Lucy Hawking, Children’s Novelist and Science Educator
  • Perry Ground, Storyteller of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation
  • Dr. Ayesha Ahmad, Senior Lecturer in Global Health, St. George’s University of London
  • Robert Twigger, award-winning author and poet
  • Stephen Brooks, Psychotherapist
  • Tawona Sitholé, UNESCO Artist-in-Residence, University of Glasgow

This event was recorded before an audience of teenagers from around the world.