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9 April 2015
BEHAVIOR AND THE BRAIN
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Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 8:30 PM - US Eastern Time
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ABOUT THE WEBCAST
Tune into a conversation with two prominent scientists about the frontiers of research and applications of Transcendental Meditation on consciousness, the brain, and behavior. The webinar features a live EEG demonstration of the impact on brain waves of a person practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique.
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WHAT IS TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION?
It is a simple, natural, effortless technique practiced 20 minutes twice a day while sitting comfortably with the eyes closed. It's not a religion, philosophy or lifestyle. TM has been learned by more than 6 million people around the globe and is the most effective and well researched approach to meditation available.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
HOW TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION CHANGES THE TEENAGE BRAIN—
Bill Stixrud is a leading clinical neuropsychologist and director of The Stixrud Group, a Washington, DC-based group practice specializing in the neuropsychological assessment of children, adolescents, and adults with learning, attentional, social, and/or emotional disorders. Dr. Stixrud lectures frequently on neuropsychological assessment, learning and executive disorders, brain development, motivation, and the effects of Transcendental Meditation, stress, sleep deprivation, and technology overload on the brain.
HOW TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION CHANGES THE BRAIN—
Fred Travis is a distinguished neuroscientist and pioneering researcher in the study of meditation, consciousness, and the brain. Dr. Travis has authored more than 70 papers and conference presentations that investigate the relation between brain patterns, conscious patterns, states of consciousness, and Transcendental Meditation. He currently serves as the director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management.
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