For many of us, Thanksgiving is going to be really different this year—how can we find happiness in these strange times? On today’s show, we learn about the power of gratitude to turn things around and offer a sense of well-being in the midst of challenges with Dr. Pelin Kesebir from the Center for Healthy […]
In a time of global pandemic, economic depression, and broad civil unrest, many Americans are reporting high levels of stress and trouble sleeping. Today on the show, we’re joined by Dr. Richard J. Davidson, world-renowned neuroscientist and founder of the Center for Healthy Minds, to talk about well-being during COVID-19, the role of contemplative practice […]
Dylan Lott, medical anthropologist at the UW-Madison Center for Healthy Minds, has studied the state of the mind and body at the point of death, particularly in respect to Tibetan Buddhist monastic education and meditation. He’s giving a brown bag lecture on his research on October 24th.
Richard J. Davidson, PhD, is a renowned neuroscientist and one of the world’s leading experts on the impact of contemplative practices, such as meditation, on the brain. He is the founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. This event is a special opportunity to hear Dr. Davidson present the latest […]
For tonight’s episode, the Perpetual Notion Machine looks into the practice of meditation with Will Cushman. UW-Madison has been in the forefront of meditation research, primarily with the Dalai Lama, due to Richard Davidson and the Center for Healthy Minds. But tonight Will talks with Charles Raison, a meditation researcher and psychiatrist in several areas […]