The Science of Compassion: Origins, Measures, and Interventions, that took place July 19th to 22nd in Telluride Colorado, was the first large-scale international conference of its kind dedicated to scientific inquiry into compassion. The conference convened a unique group of leading world experts in the fields of altruism, compassion, and service to present their latest research.
To rent or stream the full interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn click here: https://psychalivemedia.pivotshare.com/media/an-interview-with-dr-jon-kabat-zinn-mindfulness-for-life/20449 Mindfulness expert Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn defines "What is mindfulness?" and discusses the hard work and rewards of practicing mindfulness. Visit PsychAlive.org for more from this exclusive interview with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn: http://www.psychalive.org/2013/01/exclusive-interview-series-with-mindfulness-expert-dr-jon-kabat-zinn/.
Clinical mindfulness expert Jon Kabat-Zinn gives an operational definition of mindfulness. An excerpt from "Becoming Conscious: The Science of Mindfulness" featuring Steve Paulson, Richard Davidson, Jon Kabat-Zinn & Amishi Jha. The New York Academy of Sciences Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Please note: her audience are Buddhist meditation instructors, so some the language may or may not be familiar – please focus on the science she reviews
Presented at the Buddhist Geeks conference in Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 2011. Stanford psychologist and meditation teacher Kelly McGonigal, PhD, describes recent research in how meditation practice changes the brain and reduces suffering, including physical pain and depression.