Meditation Can Change Your Brain

In this video, Dr. Richie Davidson tells us how meditation can change your brain. His the primary investigator and professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin laboratory for Affective Neuroscience. His work is well-known in scientific and meditation circles. He was one of the first investigators to scientifically study Tibetan monks in […]

Meditation Practices: How Do They Affect The Brain?

This Google Talk by Dr. Philippe Goldin of Stanford University is titled, “Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation.” It is about meditation practices: how do they affect the brain? Dr. Goldin spent six years in India and Nepal studying meditation and languages. In his talk, he examined the effect of mindfulness meditation practice on brain function. He […]

MBSR And Healing

This video is a Google Talk given by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn in 2007 on MBSR and healing. Jon Kabat-Zinn is the found of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The MBSR program was begun more than thirty years […]

Intuition, Clairvoyance and Telepathy

I received this email from the Silva Method about intuition, clairvoyance and telepathy. These taboo topics are covered by this Google Talk. They’ve been denying it for decades, but it looks like the cat’s out of the bag – and about time too! We’re talking about the incredible power of intuition that lies within each […]

ESP With Dean Radin

This Google Talk on ESP with Dean Radin may surprise you. In my way of thinking, supported by the Silva Intuition System, ESP does not stand for extra-sensory perception. It stands for Effective Sensory Perception. This means that everyone of us can be trained to use our intuition in ways that only a few people […]

Daniel Goleman On Emotional Intelligence

Daniel Goleman was the moderator for the 2000 Mind and Life Conference on destructive emotions. He is the author of two seminal books on emotional and social intelligence, Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, and Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships. These books have had an amazing […]

MBSR – Meditation as Medicine

The Google Tech Talk given by Dr. Robert Stahl was fully attended. The topic was relevant to how these high tech workers function. I know this mind very well! I was one! The focus of the talk was how Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is useful not only for patients in the hospital setting where […]

Stress Reduction with Mindfulness

Jon Kabat-Zinn founded Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Massachusetts more than 30 years ago. Thousands of people have been through the program and the results are very positive. The program consists of yoga exercises and stress reduction with mindfulness. There is no mention of Buddhism. Initially, the program was directed towards […]

Thich Nhat Hanh at Google

In September, 2011, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh made an unprecedented visit to Google, along with his monks and nuns. Thich Nhat Hanh at Google is a rare event and he conducted a half day of mindfulness. In 2013, he led a whole day of mindfulness. Chade-Meng Tan is Google’s “jolly good fellow!” Here is […]