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Category: workshops & meetings

Cognitive, Affective, & Contemplative Neuroscience Research

His Holiness The Dalai Lama is Coming to MIT – Oct. 14-16th

The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics is sponsoring an event with His Holiness to confront important issues of contemporary society. Check out the link [Link] or [Link] Some videos related to the talks can be found Here [Link] Event Details: Beyond Religion, Ethics, Values and Well-being | October 14, 1:30pm A Talk by His Holiness…
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The Science of Compassion: Origins, Measures & Interventions – Teluride, Co (July 18-22)

The Science of Compassion: Origins, Measures & Interventions July 18-22, Telluride, Colorado Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education present The Science of Compassion. This first large-scale conference of its kind held on the science of compassion brings together an outstanding group of world experts in the fields of altruism, compassion, and service to present their latest research.  The conference is open…
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Presenting to His Holiness The Dalai Lama – Probably the highlight of my life (after meeting my wife and the birth of my baby girl)

Mind and Life XXIV: Latest Findings in Contemplative Science The Brochure [ML24_Brochure] Why is this meeting interesting? B/C we represent how the younger generation of scientists arewilling to examine some of the more difficult and even taboo aspects of deep contemplative transformation – topics the first generation of more cautious researchers were never explicit about.…
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Contemplative Science & Mindfulness Meditation Centers Across the World

The following list includes Education, Dharma, and research-related centers across the world interested in mindfulness and meditation Contemplative & Mindfulness-related Resources (Centers and websites) 1. Mind and Life Institute [Link] 2. UMASS – center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society (JKZ) [Link] 3. UK Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy – [Link] 2. Mindful.org – A…
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Training in Spiritual Care – NYC Zen Center for Contemplative Care and OM Yoga

The Co-Founders of the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care, along with the Founder and Director of Teacher Development of OM yoga, are collaborating to bring you a year of rich training in contemplative care for those facing suffering, old age, sickness and death. This innovative new program is designed for yoga teachers who…
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2009 Mind and Life Summer Research Institute

Applications are now being accepted for the 2009 Mind and Life Summer Research Institute (MLSRI) to be held at the Garrison Institute (www.garrisoninstitute.org) in New York from June 7 (mid-aft. to the morning of June 13, 2009, The application period will close on Sunday, February 8, 2009. To apply now, please go to: http://www.mindandlife.org/sri09.ml.summer.apply.html. This…
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Scientists’ Meditation Retreat at Spirit Rock

Spirit Rock is offering a Scientists’ Meditation Retreat in early 2009 from Sunday, January 11 – Sunday, January 18. This retreat is designed to introduce neuroscientists, cognitive scientists, psychologists, mental health practitioners and others who study the mind to ways in which mindfulness practice can inform their research. The faculty includes vipassana teachers Sylvia Boorstein,…
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Values and Empathy across Social Barriers: A Neurocognitive Approach to Fairness

There will be conference on neuroscientific approaches to fairness and empathy in Barcelona Nov 21, 2008 – Nov 22, 2008 • 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM CosmoCaixa Barcelona, Spain Click HERE for information For the agenda please click here. For the registration form, please click here.

The Polish Mindfulness Association conference on Practical Application of Buddhism in Western Psychology

A Conference on Mindfulness and its practical applications will be held in Warsaw, Poland November 26-28th, 2008. The Conference is meant to be the platform of inspiration for scientific research, workshops, and training programmes on mindfulness and other Buddhist techniques. That is why the term practical application has been used instead of theoretical and philosophical…
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The Science of Buddhist Meditation

The University of Liverpool is sponsoring an event concerning the science of Buddhist Meditation November 09, 2008. The Link is HERE. The abstract follows: Increasingly scientific investigations suggest that Buddhist meditators are happier, have improved cognitive abilities and that meditation practice leads to measurable changes in brain activity. Four experts from psychology, psychotherapy, neuroscience and…
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