The Mindful Brain

The Mindful Brain

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by Daniel J. Siegel
     
 

Does mindfulness practice improve your physical, social, and mental well-being? To what extent can your mind shape your brain? What does the latest research have to say about meditation and other awareness practices?

Now on The Mindful Brain, Dr. Daniel J. Siegel, a pioneer of the emerging field known as interpersonal neurobiology, answers these questions

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Overview

Does mindfulness practice improve your physical, social, and mental well-being? To what extent can your mind shape your brain? What does the latest research have to say about meditation and other awareness practices?

Now on The Mindful Brain, Dr. Daniel J. Siegel, a pioneer of the emerging field known as interpersonal neurobiology, answers these questions and more in this original adaptation to complement his breakthrough book.

From paradigm-stretching new discoveries in brain science, to the ways that mindfulness practice can amplify health and meaning in your life, Dr. Siegel invites you to discover the many facets of the mindful brain, including:

For meditators of all levels, mental health professionals, educators, or anyone wanting to know more about the power of human consciousness, this acclaimed psychiatrist offers an illuminating exploration of The Mindful Brain.
 

Course objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the science behind Mindful Awareness
  • Receive direct, first-person experience of mindful awareness
  • Integrate the science of mindful awareness with that of mind, brain, and relationships
  • Understand ways in which mindful living can be directly applied to everyday life

  • The long-term effects of mind training on your physiology and mental health
  • Attunement and mindfulness: the measurable influence of individual consciousness
  • Curiosity, openness, acceptance, and love: the extraordinary effects of simultaneously experiencing these qualities
  • How mindfulness practices foster emotional balance, physical health, body-based empathy, and deep self-understanding

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591799528
Publisher:
Sounds True, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Sales rank:
379,137
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel J. Siegel

Daniel J. Siegel, MD, currently serves as the director of the Mindsight Institute and co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Siegel is the author of The Mindful Brain and Parenting from the Inside Out. His internationally acclaimed bestselling text, The Developing Mind, has been utilized by a number of organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Vatican, and more. Dr. Siegel is the founding editor of the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology.

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