Dr. Richie Davidson - The Compassionate Brain Session 1: How the Mind Changes the Brain





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Published on Nov 7, 2012

Rick Hanson's The Compassionate Brain: Session 1 -- How the Mind Changes the Brain, with Dr. Richie Davidson. Watch the entire Compassionate Brain Series for FREE: http://bit.ly/1sWkx9A Get two free gifts from Sounds True: http://bit.ly/2hNCPur

Watch the entire 7-part Compassionate Brain Series for FREE: http://bit.ly/1sWkx9A
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0:00 - 4:42 Introduction to the Compassionate Brain Series
4:43 - 10:38 Why Does Compassion Matter and How Does it Relate to Our Brain?
10:39 - 16:30 Neuroplasticity: How the Mind Changes the Brain
16:31 - 26:45 Contemplative Practice and Compassion
26:46 - 29:27 Human Potential in Regards to Compassion
29:30 - 32:19 The Power of Different Buddhist Perspectives on Compassion
32:30 - 39:22 Bringing Compassion into Everyday Life
39:23 - 44:27 The Components of Compassion
44:28 - 47:27 How Can I Be More Compassionate?
47:28 - 55:31 How To Be More Compassionate Towards Others?
55:32 - 59:09 Cultivating Compassion for a Better Life
59:10 - 1:02:21 Conclusion

About Dr. Rick Hanson
Rick Hanson, PhD, is a neuropsychologist, Affiliate of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA, his work has been featured on the BBC and NPR, and he is an invited presenter at leading universities, including Oxford, UC Berkeley, Stanford, and Harvard.

Dr. Richie Davidson is a professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin and co-editor of The Asymmetrical Brain

About the Compassionate Brain Series
This seven-part video series, The Compassionate Brain, explores effective ways to change your brain and heart and life. Completed during a 6-week period in October and November 2012, Dr. Hanson is joined by world-class scholars and teachers, to discuss different ways to use the power of neuroplasticity. How the mind can change the brain, driving transformation, opening the heart, building courage, finding the compassion to forgive oneself and others.


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