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December 14, 2020
The wisdom of a smile

One of most intelligent and kindest people I have been lucky to meet in person is Prof Gordon Dutton. He has worked for over 20 years at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow and is also Emeritus Professor of Visual Science at Glasgow Caledonian University. His true passion for the work he does is in one word is mesmerizing. When I asked him what recently improved his wellbeing it become clear how we can all benefit from the wisdom of the young and the purity of the old. This is his answer:

"I met with my 3 month old beautiful grandson this morning. I spoke with him while gradually slowing all elements of my voice. At the sweet spot of the optimum speed, his focussed gaze was enriched by a beaming smile lasting for some time, giving me a deep sense of engagement and love." To find out more in how Gordon sees the world go to his Profile

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