Tag: neuroscience

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November 18, 2016

An immunologist thinks through the deeper sources of election stress, and offers up cognitive and spiritual solutions to the anxiety we feel.

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June 27, 2016

From our Becoming Wise podcast, mindfulness researcher Jon Kabat-Zinn on the physiological and spiritual potential of being present to every moment of daily life.

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April 26, 2015

Much great brain research has been coming out about the value of meditation and mindfulness. But, when the rigor overtakes the intention of the practice, how do we measure success and the “powerful signs of change in our everyday lives”?

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October 26, 2013

You will not believe how a cancer doctor uses the venom from a scorpion’s sting to paint the malignant tumors in children’s brains and lymphatic systems. And, in the process, tap the human spirit.

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November 12, 2012

The Chief Rabbi of the UK says that the plasticity of our brains should lead us into a whole new study about “deep practice” and developing attributes such as gratitude in our daily rituals.

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September 7, 2012

How and why did we choose this “secular sermon” for our podcast. A bit of behind-the-scenes insight that answers these questions — and a chance to watch the full sermon from The School of Life.

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January 2, 2011

During our trip to Emory University this past October, we sat in on several conversations between the Dalai Lama and…

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October 21, 2010

During our trip to Emory University this past October, we sat in on several conversations between the Dalai Lama and…

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November 19, 2009

For this week’s show “Learning, Doing, Being: A New Science of Education,” Krista interviewed neuroscientist Adele Diamond, who studies how…

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July 10, 2009

Our immersion into the world of neuroscience for this week’s program with Paul Zak has given me a label for…

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