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Fall 2017 CSC Speaker Series: Jim Austin - The Art and Science of Zen Meditation

Event

Title

Fall 2017 CSC Speaker Series: Jim Austin - The Art and Science of Zen Meditation

When

Thu., Nov 2 2017 -
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Where

NAU Hall Rm 101

Please join Jim Austin for a talk about meditation and its relationship to "brief awakening experiences," and how neuroscience helps us understand the various issues therein. This talk will be followed by a book signing.
 
James H. Austin is an American neurologist and author. He has written the book, Zen and the Brain which establishes links between the neurophysiology of the human brain and the practice of meditation. The work won the Scientific and Medical Network Book Prize in 1998. Austin has written five sequels: Zen-Brain Reflections (2006), Selfless Insight (2009), Meditating Selflessly (2011), Zen-Brain Horizons (2014) and Living Zen Remindfully (2016).
 
This event is co-sponsored by Compassionate Care Initiative.