Resilience and the Pandemic: The Law of Thirds

University of Arizona

Andrew Shatté teaches psychology at the University of Arizona, and is also the founder and President of Mindflex, a training company that specializes in measuring and training for resilience. Professor Shatté first joined One Day University when he was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was given the “Best Professor” award by the students in 2003 and received the Dean’s award for distinguished teaching in 2006. He co-wrote The Resilience Factor, and Mequilibrium.


When humans go through grave, collective trauma – 9/11, the Great Recession, etc. – the “Law of Thirds” applies.  One third of people come out the other side the same as they went in, and one third come out weaker; mentally, emotionally, and psychologically.  But one third emerge stronger than ever before.  This is proving true of the global pandemic, as well.  But we need not leave this to chance.  We can optimize the possibility that we and our loved ones will rise into the ‘best third.’  In this dynamic and interactive session, you will learn how to build calm, boost self-efficacy and self-confidence, find more life balance, discover our true sphere of influence, and reconnect to life values and a sense of purpose.



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Resiliance and The pandemic in the law of thirds

Resiliance and a pandemic The pandemic and the law of thirds is the very thought provoking and spectacular presentation by professor Shatte. Yes send multiply two younger and older wife

2 years ago

Resiliance during the pandemic and the law of thirds

Professor Shatte is a spectacular lecture with almost an infinite knowledge of the psychology of resilience. He easy to listen to and presented graphs that were very informative resulting in life-changing knowledge of my own behavior. I would love to listen to another of professor Shatte’s lectures.

2 years ago
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