Writers' Voices welcomes back best-selling author, Dr. Rick Hanson. Dr. Hanson is the author of "Buddha's Brain", which has been published in 21 languages. His most recent book, "Just One Thing: Developing a 'Buddha Brain'", a pocket-sized companion to "Buddha's Brain" features many quick, simple, yet helpful practices to change the neurocircuitry in our brains to enable us to have greater happiness, love and wisdom.
An expert on self-directed neuroplasticity, Dr. Hanson is the founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he's taught at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvad, and in meditation centers across the world. His work has been featured on the BBC, U.S. News and World Report, and Consumer Reports Health.
Tune into KRUU 100.1 FM in Fairfield Iowa, or listen live at kruufm.com, to hear Wellspring Institute co-founder Rick Hanson discuss his latest book, Buddha's Brain. Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist, contemplative neuro-science researcher, and meditation teacher. A summa cum laude graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, he cofounded the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom and edits the Wise Brain Bulletin (see www.WiseBrain.org). He and his wife have two children.
This book is co-authored by Richard Mendius, MD. He is a neurologist and cofounder of the Wellspring Institute. He has taught medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, and Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. He also teaches weekly meditation classes at San Quentin State Prison. He and his wife have three children.