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Monday, November 14, 2016

Change your Mind Change your Brain: The Inner Conditions...


 
Uploaded on Jul 24, 2007
Google Tech Talks
March 15, 2007

ABSTRACT

If
happiness is an inner state, influenced by external conditions but not
dependent on them, how can we achieve it? Ricard will examine the inner
and outer factors that increase or diminish our sense of well-being,
dissect the underlying mechanisms of happiness, and lead us to a way of
looking at the mind itself based on his book, Happiness: A Guide to
Life's Most Important Skill and from the research in neuroscience on the
effect of mind-training on the brain.

Speaker Bio: Matthieu
Ricard, a gifted scientist turned Buddhist monk, is a best selling
author, translator, and photographer. He has lived and studied in the
Himalayas for the last 35 years...


 

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