The Compassionate Brain
A FREE eight-part video series, hosted by Dr. Rick Hanson, that explores effective ways to change your brain and heart and life.
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Session 1: How the Mind Changes the Brain

Session Highlights:

  • An in-depth conversation with Dr. Richie Davidson, professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin and co-editor of The Asymmetrical Brain
  • How your thoughts and feelings change your brain’s structure
  • Studies on compassion in contemplatives