This is Your Brain on Meditation with Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas

May 8, 2012 • 00:37:04
Many people find contemplative practices helpful—but how do they work? Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Science Director at the Greater Goods Science Center at UC Berkeley, relates scientific studies about the conceptual nature, experiential properties, and biological underpinnings of positive states like compassion, as well as the potential for cultivating these states and related acts of altruism.


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