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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 -
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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 -
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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 -
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
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 - 3:15 PM
Where

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

When
Nov 10 2014 - 3:15 PM
Where

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

When
Nov 7 2014 -
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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 - 12:00 PM
Where
Tentative: Claude Moore Nursing School Room G120

This workshop is devoted to encouraging contemplation by utilizing simple drawing exercises. 

When
Nov 1 2014 -
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where
OpenGrounds

U.Va. 's McIntire Department of Music and Contemplative Sciences Center present the Live Sonima Tour. 

When
Oct 23 2014 - 7:00 PM
Where
Old Cabell Hall

This talk will discuss these altered states of consciousness as described in the suttas of the Pali Canon, present basic instructions for entering them, discuss their role, and contrast the Sutta Jhanas with other jhanic schemes found in later Theravadan literature.

When
Sep 29 2014 -
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Monroe Hall 118

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Fall 2017 CSC Speaker Series: Tania Singer - Training the Heart and Mind

WHEN: Mon., Nov 27 2017 -
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

WHERE: Nau Hall Rm 101

Please join us for Tania Singer's talk, "Training the Heart and Mind: Effects of a One-Year Contemplative Mental Training Study on Brain, Subjectivity, Health, and Prosociality.

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Fall 2017 CSC Speaker Series: Tania Singer - Training the Heart and Mind

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