TEDxBrownUniversity – Willoughby Britton – Why A Neuroscientist Would Study Meditation

TEDxBrownUniversity – Willoughby Britton – Why A Neuroscientist Would Study Meditation

In this TEDxTalk, Professor Willoughby Britton tells us that happiness is not about getting what you want. She discusses our mental qualities as habits we practice and she sheds light on an important link between neuroscience and contemplative studies. Britton received a BA in Neuroscience from Colgate University in 1996 and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Arizona in 2007. Broadly speaking, she is interested in the role of variations in conscious states in the intersection between affective neuroscience, clinical science and religion. See her full bio and learn more about this event at the TEDxBrownUniversity website (www.brown.edu

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  1. daidenoSep 02, 2011

    am, am, am, am, am, am, am

    >< lady, practice this: " avoid saying am, am, am all the fkin time" thanks

  2. neptune44gateSep 02, 2011

    @zerokiller000: Where was the bs in that talk?

  3. zerokiller000Sep 02, 2011

    Holy shit, she said so much BS

  4. briefcasemanxSep 02, 2011

    Would.

    HI NEOGAF!

  5. churdeSep 02, 2011

    cliffs:
    hurrrrrrrrrrrr durrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr herp derpderpderp derka skooglywoogly

  6. jhgbrfiubfduvbiurehuSep 02, 2011

    Thank you.
    : )

  7. jemullaney1Sep 02, 2011

    I’m happier already 🙂

  8. wildbadSep 02, 2011

    Excellent! I liked your concise reduction of one of the most complex, interesting and important emerging fields of study on the planet. I also liked your Vimeo sessions with Dan Ingram. Keep up the fabulous work!

  9. vagchampaSep 02, 2011

    Awesome Will! A great primer for the Contemplative Neurosciences.

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