Events

Meditation Workshop and Neuroscience Research about the Positive Effects of Meditation
Date: Mar 11, 2013 (Mon)


5:30pm-7pm The idea that meditation is good for you is old, but scientists are still learning why meditating reliably improves mental and physical health. Research shows that intensive meditation helps people focus and sustain their attention. How does the practice of meditation affect cognition, behavior, and physiology? Dr. Clifford Saron is an Associate Research Scientist for the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain, studying the effects of meditation training on attention and emotion regulation.