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CSC Speaker Series: Curbing Attentional Lapses with Mindfulness Training with Amishi Jha

On Feb. 18, 2015, Amishi Jha will be giving a talk on mindfulness from 3:00-4:30pm at Gilmer Hall room 190.

Khenpo Tsultriukm Lodro will visit U.Va. Grounds the week of April 15 - 21.

When
Apr 15 2015 - 11:00am
Where

 Professor Makransky will introduce “Innate Compassion Training,” a method he adapted from Tibetan practices in which compassion, devotion and wisdom are engaged as mutually empowering. 

When
Apr 3 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Where
Ruffner Hall G008
University of Virginia

Amishi Jha is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Miami, and director of contemplative neuroscience for the Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative, prior to which she was an assistant professor at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania.

When
Feb 18 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Where
Gilmer Hall 190
The recent explosion of research in improving well-being and life satisfaction can help us create a more meaningful life, more enjoyment from work, and communities that foster wisdom & well-being for all.
When
Jan 16 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Where
Jordan Hall Conference Center Auditorium

This talk will describe a basic model of naturalistic cognitive fluctuations between mind wandering and attentional states derived from the practice of focused attention meditation. 

When
Nov 20 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Where
Claude Moore Nursing School Room G010

 Free Pop-up T'ai Chi Classes with Hiromi Johnson of Hiromi T'ai Chi

When
Nov 17 2014 - 3:15pm
Where

Khenpo Sodargyr will speak at the University of Virginia on Buddhist meditation in the Tibetan tradition and its contemporary practice. 

When
Nov 17 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where
Ruffner Hall G006

 Free Pop-up T'ai Chi Classes with Hiromi Johnson of Hiromi T'ai Chi

When
Nov 10 2014 - 3:15pm
Where

Pop-up yoga session in the Ampitheatre benefitting "Help Save the Next Girl."

When
Nov 7 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Where
Ampitheatre

This talk will summarize our ongoing investigation regarding the ways in which attentional, emotional and physiological processes are modified over the course of three months of intensive full-time training in meditative quiescence (Shamatha) and emotional balance (loving kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity) taught by Alan Wallace, in a longitudinal randomized wait-list controlled study known as “The Shamatha Project.”

When
Nov 3 2014 - 12:00pm
Where
Tentative: Claude Moore Nursing School Room G120

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Speaker Series: Curbing Attentional Lapses with Mindfulness Training with Amishi Jha

WHEN: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
WHERE: Gilmer Hall 190

Amishi Jha is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Miami, and director of contemplative neuroscience for the Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative, prior to which she was an assistant professor at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania.

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