Event

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm

MASS AWIS: Mindfulness and Compassion: the Science and the Practice

Location: 
Ragon Institute cambridge, MA
Organization: 
Association for Women in Science- MASS chapter

Hearing a lot about benefits of meditation and mindfulness? Wondering if there is any hard science behind this?

Then come join us to learn about the latest scientific evidence underlying these increasingly popular practices.

 
   

Dr. Desbordes will discuss her research on meditation practices (e.g. mindful attention, compassion) from a neuroscientific perspective, including use of functional MRI brain scans to elucidate their mechanisms and effectiveness.

 

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 • 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Ragon Institute, 400 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA 02139

 

   Agenda: 5:30 - 6:00 pm   Registration

6:00 - 7:00 pm   Talk

                  7:00 - 7:30 pm   Practice / Q&A

              7:30 - 8:00 pm   Networking

 

MASS AWIS Members $8, Non-members $15 until March 19th

($12 and $20 thereafter, respectively)

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