Sara W. Lazar, PhD is an Associate Researcher in the Psychiatry Department at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. The focus of her research is to elucidate the neural mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of yoga and meditation, both in clinical settings and in healthy individuals https://scholar.harvard.edu/sara_lazar/home
David Vago is Research Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is an associate professor in the department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. He also maintains an appointment as a research associate in the Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory (FNL), Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Harvard Medical School. https://davidvago.bwh.harvard.edu/about/about-david/
Dr. Richard Davidson is the founder of The Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Davidson is a neuroscientist, psychologist, and long time mindfulness practitioner. https://centerhealthyminds.org
Judson Brewer MD, PhD is the Director of Research and Innovation at Brown University’s Mindfulness Center and associate professor of psychiatry at the Medical School. He specializes in treating addictions and incorporating mindfulness into treatments. https://www.brown.edu/public-health/mindfulness/people/judson-brewer-md-phd
Mindfulness meditation: A research-proven way to reduce stress https://www.apa.org/topics/mindfulness-meditation
What Are the Benefits of Mindfulness? A Practice Review of Psychotherapy-Related Research
Dr. Dan Siegel discusses mindfulness, including potential impacts on relationships.
Brain anatomy and physiology changes with mindfulness practice
The Science of Mindfulness
Dr. Kevin Barrows is the founder of mindfulness programs at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, and former Director of Clinical Programs at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Another great video from Dr. Dan Siegel that expands the mindfulness conversation to emotional regulation for children.
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