Investigating the Mind with Dr. Richard Davidson – 9-14-13
September 14, 2013
We will wrap up “Mind Month” with a look at a more formal understanding of the brain….through research that is being done to track physiological changes that can occur from practices such as meditation and other contemplative practices.
Our guest, Dr. Richard Davidson, is a premier voice in the area of understanding the mind and brain. Dr. Davidson is a renowned neuroscientist and the founder and chair of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
He is perhaps best known for his groundbreaking work in studying emotion and the brain. A friend and confidante of the Dalai Lama, he is a highly sought after expert and speaker internationally. Time magazine named him one of the most influential people in the world in 2006.
Dr. Davidson has published hundreds of scientific papers and edited 14 books. A New York Times bestselling author, he has been featured widely in popular media, including ABC’s Nightline, National Public Radio, Time magazine, Newsweek, O, the Oprah magazine, PBS’s the Charlie Rose Show, Harvard Business Review, and many other national and international news outlets.
We are honored to have Dr. Davidson on the Mind Body Spirit Living show.
You can find out more about Dr. Davidson and the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at www.investigatinghealthyminds.org.