Rick Hanson

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Rick is a neuropsychologist and author of Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness (Harmony 2018), Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence (Random House 2013; in 4 languages), and Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom (New Harbinger 2009; in 24 languages). Founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, and an Affiliate of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, he's been an invited speaker at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.

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The Brain Can Be Rewired Through Meditation and Mindfulness

Neuroscience increasingly validates Buddhist practices, like meditation, which unlock the ability of the mind to change the brain.