Consciousness: From Neural Systems to Phenomenological Experience
Change Your Brain by Transforming Your Mind
Friday, May 27, 2011,
1:10 PM - 1:55 PM
Meditation produces changes in brain function that promote well-being, foster certain forms of positive affect and virtuous dispositions, and affect physical health and illness. Examining longitudinal research with both long-term practitioners of meditation and novices, this talk will illustrate some of the key findings and challenges in the nascent field of contemplative neuroscience.