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Rick Hanson, PhD

Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist, Adjunct Faculty of the Greater Good Science Center at Berkeley, and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA, his work has been featured on the BBC and NPR, and his writings have been published in Therapy Networker, Tricycle Magazine, New Beginnings (the magazine of the Le Leche League), and Inquiring Mind; in the Insight Journal. Rick also has a regular blog, Your Wise Brain, at Psychology Today & Huffington Post.

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Online Courses and DVDs

Taking in the Good:  Weaving Positive Emotions, Optimism & Resilience into the Brain & Self

Taking in the Good:  Weaving Positive Emotions, Optimism & Resilience into the Brain & Self

Neuropsychologist and mindfulness expert, Dr Rick Hanson explains how the brain evolved a negativity bias, so it’s like Velcro for negative experiences but Teflon for positive ones! The unfortunate results include a heightened reactivity to t...

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Neural Factors of Mindfulness

Neural Factors of Mindfulness

Ever wonder how attention works in the brain? In this comprehensive workshop, neuropsychologist and mindfulness expert, Dr Rick Hanson, explores numerous ways to help people strengthen the neural substrates of mindfulness. He teaches us the three f...

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Self-Directed Neuroplasticity:  Using the New Brain Research to Deepen Clinical Practice

Self-Directed Neuroplasticity:  Using the New Brain Research to Deepen Clinical Practice

Neuropsychologist and mindfulness expert, Dr Rick Hanson shares how recent brain science is revealing how therapists and counselors can use the mechanisms of experience-dependent neuroplasticity to stimulate and thereby strengthen the neural substr...

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