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Santa Monica Public Library presents The Upward Spiral

An Author Event

October 29, 2015

Santa Monica Public Library presents The Upward Spiral

Santa Monica, California –  Neuroscientist, author and depression expert Alex Korb discusses his new book The Upward Spiral on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Blvd.

Depression can feel like a downward spiral, pulling one into a vortex of sadness, fatigue, and apathy.  In this program, Alex Korb discusses his book The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time.  He demystifies some of the brain processes that cause depression and offers a practical and effective approach to getting better.

Alex Korb, Ph.D., is a neuroscientist at UCLA who has studied the brain for over fifteen years.  He received his Ph. D. in neuroscience form UCLA and is currently a postdoctoral neuroscience researcher at UCLA’s department of psychiatry.

This program is free and all ages are welcome.  Space is limited and on a first-arrival basis.  This is an event of The Living Room …a place for adults program series. For more information, visit or contact the Santa Monica Public Library at (310) 458-8600.  The Santa Monica Public Library is wheelchair-accessible. For special disabled services, call Library Administration (310) 458-8606 one week prior to the event.  The Main Library is directly served by Big Blue Bus lines 1, 7, R7, 8, and R10. Big Blue Bus lines 2, 3, 3M, 5, and 9 also stop within a short walking distance. Bicycle parking racks are available at the library.

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