How to Develop the Neuroplasticity of Your Brain

This prescription for how to develop the neuroplasticity of your brain is from Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation for a patient named Jonathan. The advice given by Dr. Daniel J. Siegel, M. D., a professor of psychiatry at the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine and the Executive Director of the […]

Daniel Siegel Talks About Mindsight

Dr. Daniel Siegel gave one of those Google talks that we have been reporting on for several months now. In this video, Daniel Siegel talks about mindsight. Mindsight is a method for training your brain in beneficial ways. It provides a means to perceive and strengthen the mind, itself. Dr. Siegel was also featured on […]

Backstage Interviews At Wisdom 2.0

Many important teachers at Wisdom 2.0 were asked, “What is wisdom?” Jack Kornfield, founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County, California said that it was bringing about connection. His statement was in line with The Declaration of Interdependence. Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, said “Wisdom is understanding plus experience.” Daniel Siegel, co-director of the […]

Kelly McGonigal On The Science Of WillPower

Dr. Kelly McGonigal  is a health scientist at Stanford University and author. Her book is called, “The WillPower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It.” I recently listened to an interview she did with Dr. Rick Hanson. The interview took place online in collaboration with Sounds […]

Jon Kabat-Zinn Speaks To The Greater Good

The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley was founded by research psychologists Dacher Keltner, Phil and Carolyn Cowan, and Steve Hinshaw. Dacher Keltner was a featured presenter in the Sounds True series, The Compassionate Brain. In his interview with series founder and presenter, Dr.Rick Hanson, Dr. Keltner spoke a lot about his […]

The Neuroscience Of Compassion

The Compassionate Brain is an eight part mini-series on the neuroscience of compassion. The series is presented by Dr. Rick Hanson in collaboration with Sounds True. It features many of the seminal thinkers in the research on the compassionate brain. Originally scheduled for seven sessions, Dr. Hanson has added another one tonight to discuss the […]

Mindfulness and Neuroscience

In a recent post titled The Neuroscience Of Meditation, I commented on an article that my dharma brother, Paul Tingen wrote on the Mindfulness Bell website. Paul’s article was called, “Using Mindfulness to Rewire the Brain.” I responded to Paul though the OI (Order of Interbeing) Yahoo group the same day that it appeared in my inbox. […]

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