{"id":2357687621,"title":"The Neuroscience of Compassion with Richard Davidson - Streaming Video and Audio","handle":"richard-davidson-neuroscience-of-compassion","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOne and a half CE credits available!\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"prod_para\"\u003e» CE Credits from BetterListen! \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.betterlisten.com\/pages\/ce-credits\" title=\"Continuing Education Credits\"\u003eLearn More\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"prod_para\"\u003eWant to buy the CE credits only? \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"prod_para\"\u003eIf you already purchased this title, you can purchase the CE credits separately. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"prod_para\"\u003eNOTE: CE credits are available for US customers only.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"prod_para\"\u003eCE credits are available instantly.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"prod_para\"\u003eCOURSE OBJECTIVES:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ctable width=\"100%\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e Discuss what the tools of modern neuroscience have revealed about the brains of people who spent years cultivating well-being and qualities of mind that promote a positive outlook.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUtilize the tools of modern neuroscience along with the wisdom of Buddhism to study kindness and compassion--how spirituality meets science through the new field of contemplative neuroscience.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn 1992, the neuroscientist Richard Davidson got a challenge from the Dalai Lama. 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  •  Discuss what the tools of modern neuroscience have revealed about the brains of people who spent years cultivating well-being and qualities of mind that promote a positive outlook.
  • Utilize the tools of modern neuroscience along with the wisdom of Buddhism to study kindness and compassion--how spirituality meets science through the new field of contemplative neuroscience.

In 1992, the neuroscientist Richard Davidson got a challenge from the Dalai Lama. By that point, he’d spent his career asking why people respond to, in his words, “life’s slings and arrows” in different ways. Why are some people more resilient than others in the face of tragedy? And is resilience something you can gain through practice?

The Dalai Lama had a different question for Davidson when he visited the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader at his residence in Dharamsala, India. “He said: ‘You’ve been using the tools of modern neuroscience to study depression, and anxiety, and fear. Why can’t you use those same tools to study kindness and compassion?’ … I did not have a very good answer. I said it was hard.”

The Dalai Lama was interested in what the tools of modern neuroscience could reveal about the brains of people who spent years, in Davidson’s words, “cultivating well-being … cultivating qualities of the mind which promote a positive outlook.” The result was that, not long afterward, Davidson brought a series of Buddhist monks into his lab and strapped electrodes to their heads or treated them to a few hours in an MRI machine.

“The best way to activate positive-emotion circuits in the brain is through generosity,” Davidson, who founded the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at University of Wisconsin, Madison, said in a talk at the Aspen Ideas Festival. “This is really a kind of exciting neuroscientific finding because there are pearls of wisdom in the contemplative tradition—the Dalai Lama frequently talks about this—that the best way for us to be happy is to be generous to others. And in fact the scientific evidence is in many ways bearing this out, and showing that there are systematic changes in the brain that are associated with acts of generosity.”

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Dr. Davidson presented the topic in a way that brought out its implications for society, spirit, and clinical work. The interchange with the audience added greatly to the value of this program.

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The Neuroscience of Compassion. Richard Davidson

As I was preparing for a Meditation session at an inservice for new teachers, this came into my email! What a gift! I am passing information along to the group as to how to purchase this video. Namaste. Trudy A. Shea, MSEd. In-Balance Life Coaching.

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