Our Troublesome Brains

Our Troublesome Brains

Lecture 2 Of 24

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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This Lecture: Here, discover how our brains are actually predisposed, evolutionarily, to psychological distress. Learn about the human "negativity bias, " and how our tendency to both anticipate and try to avoid pain leads to problems. Consider what mindfulness teaches us about the mind, and what challenges might arise in practicing mindfulness - beginning with awareness of breath. The Course: In this astonishing look at the wide-scale adoption of mindfulness techniques into mainstream psychology and healthcare, study the brain science underlying these traditional wisdom practices and experience their extraordinary effects in your own life. All Lectures: 1. Why Mindfulness Matters 2. Our Troublesome Brains 3. Informal, Formal, and Intensive Practices 4. Who Am I? The Perils of Self 5. Mindfulness or Psychotherapy? 6. Attention and Empathy in Relationships 7. The Science of Compassion and Self-Compassion 8. Tailoring Practices to Fit Changing Needs 9. Modifying Our Brain Function and Structure 10. Solitude-An Antidote to Loneliness 11. Connecting with Children and Adolescents 12. Seeing Sadness and Depression in a New Light 13. Befriending Fear, Worry, and Anxiety 14. Transforming Chronic Pain 15. Placebos, Illness, and the Power of Belief 16. Interrupting Addiction and Troublesome Habits 17. Overcoming Traumas Large and Small 18. Groundbreaking Mindfulness Programs 19. The Neurobiology of Self-Preoccupation 20. Growing Up Isn't Easy-Facing Impermanence 21. Toward a Science of Wisdom 22. The Promise of Enlightenment 23. Mindful Ethics as a Path to Freedom 24. The New Science of Happiness
Publisher: [United States]:, The Great Courses,, 2014.
Edition: Unabridged.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
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Additional Contributors: Siegel, Ronald D.
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