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The Enlightened Brain: The Neuroscience of Awakening
     

The Enlightened Brain: The Neuroscience of Awakening

by Rick Hanson
 
There’s been a major breakthrough in the world’s oldest researchexperiment. For over 2,500 years, Buddhist meditators have investigated the human psyche. Now with the help of modern neuroscience, we have gained an unprecedented understanding of hbrain responds to meditation practice—which gives you powerful tochanging your own brain for more happiness, love, and

Overview

There’s been a major breakthrough in the world’s oldest researchexperiment. For over 2,500 years, Buddhist meditators have investigated the human psyche. Now with the help of modern neuroscience, we have gained an unprecedented understanding of hbrain responds to meditation practice—which gives you powerful tochanging your own brain for more happiness, love, and wisdom. WEnlightened Brain, Dr. Rick Hanson shows you how to restore the ccontented, and caring state that is your brain’s natural condition. Incguided practices for strengthening mindfulness, bringing peace to anand anxiety, deepening meditation, releasing ego, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604074536
Publisher:
Sounds True, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2011
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
6.65(w) x 6.58(h) x 1.03(d)

Meet the Author

Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson, PhD, is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times bestselling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring HappinessBuddha’s BrainJust One Thing, and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.

Dr. Hanson has been a trustee of Saybrook University and served on the board of Spirit Rock Meditation Center. His work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, and NPR, and he offers the free Just One Thing newsletter with over 115,000 subscribers, plus the online Foundations of Well-Being program in positive neuroplasticity that anyone with financial need can do for free.

He enjoys rock-climbing and taking a break from emails. He and his wife have two adult children.

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