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  • Becoming Conscious: The Science of Mindfulness

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    The New York Academy of Sciences

    Presented by the Nour Foundation, Wisconsin Public Radio's nationally-syndicated program To the Best of Our Knowledge, and the New York Academy of Sciences

    Video of the full event is available on the Nour Foundation website.

    Many of us go through daily life on autopilot, without being fully aware of our conscious experience. Neuroscientists Richard Davidson and Amishi Jha join clinical mindfulness expert Jon Kabat-Zinn to explore the role of consciousness in mental and physical health, how we can train the mind to become more flexible and adaptable, and what cutting-edge neuroscience is revealing about the transformation of consciousness through mindfulness and contemplative practice.

    Featuring:

    Richard Davidson, PhD

    University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Amishi Jha, PhD

    University of Miami

    Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, Prof. Em.

    University of Massachusetts Medical School

    Moderator

    Steve Paulson

    Executive Producer, Wisconsin Public Radio's nationally-syndicated program To the Best of Our Knowledge.

    *Reception to follow event

    Registration Pricing

    Member $0
    Student/Postdoc Member $0
    Nonmember $15
    Nonmember (Student / Postdoc / Resident / Fellow) $10

     

    Presented by

    • NYAS
    • Nour Foundation
    • To the Best of Our Knowledge

    Media Sponsor


    This event is part of The Emerging Science of Consciousness Series

    Moderated by Steve Paulson, Executive Producer of Wisconsin Public Radio's To the Best of Our Knowledge, this four-part lecture series brings together leading experts from various fields to discuss how the latest research is challenging our understanding of the very nature and function of consciousness in our daily lives.

    To learn more about each lecture and to purchase tickets, click on the links below.

    To learn more about each lecture and to purchase tickets, click on the links below.

    The Thinking Ape: The Enigma of Human Consciousness, October 10, 2012 — Sold Out
    The Mystery of Memory: In Search of the Past, November 14, 2012 — Sold Out
    Music & the Mind: The Magical Power of Sound, December 12, 2012 — Sold Out
    • Becoming Conscious: The Science of Mindfulness, February 6, 2013 — Sold Out

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