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Cognitive, Affective, and Contemplative Neuroscience Research

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Functional Neuroimaging Lab

An interdisciplinary neuroimaging laboratory dedicated to the study of neuropsychiatric disease, and to methods development.

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David Silbersweig, M.D.

Chair, Psychiatry
Co-Director

Emily Stern, M.D.

Co-Director

Hong Pan, Ph.D.

Associate Director

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MINDFULNESS RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE

DR. VAGO AND HIS COLLEAGUES IN THE MINDFULNESS RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO TRANSFORM RESEARCH IDEAS INTO PRACTICE AND DISSEMINATE RESEARCH TO THE PUBLIC

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Research Initiatives

Mapping the Meditative Mind

Diagnostics, Navigation, Prediction, and Mechanism

Mechanisms of MBIs (MOMBI Trial)

What are the Neurobiological Markers by which MBI’s improve clinical outcomes?

Targeting & Validating Attention Regulation Markers of Mindfulness for Pain

Neural Markers for Predicting Pain Outcomes

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Critical Analysis of the Efficacy of Meditation Therapies for Acute and Subacute Phase Treatment of Depressive Disorders: A Systematic Review

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Spiritual Science: The Effects of Spirituality on the Brain

Spiritual Science: The Effects of Spirituality on the Brain.

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The Mind of the Meditator

Scientific American Just put out a decent summary of the current neuroscience research on meditation written by friends, Matthieu Ricard, Antoine Lutz, and Richie Davidson. I enjoyed reading the article and[…]

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