Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, a Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence (in 14 languages), Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom (in 25 languages), Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time (in 14 languages), and Mother Nurture: A Mother's Guide to Health in Body, Mind, and Intimate Relationships. Founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he's been an invited speaker at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.
An authority on self-directed neuroplasticity, Dr. Hanson's work has been featured on CBS, BBC, NPR, CBC, FoxBusiness, Consumer Reports Health, U.S. News and World Report, and O Magazine, and he has several audio programs with Sounds True. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin, his weekly e-newsletter - Just One Thing - has over 100,000 subscribers, and his yearlong program on positive neuroplasticity - the Foundations of Well-Being - is now available as an eCourse. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA, Dr. Hanson has been a trustee of Saybrook University and served on the board of Spirit Rock Meditation Center for nine years.
For more information, please see his full profile at www.RickHanson.net.
I would never have wasted time on this if I had known that the author makes his opinion (that humans are evolved from "organisms") sound as if it is fact! Read morePublished 17 months ago by reaper wife
This is a series of meditations that can do us all some good. It is not a one time deal, surely, so I listen to them often. Read morePublished 19 months ago by d volweiler
It is a wonder mediation. It helps to center your energy. Gives you direction with dealing with stress. Very helplful.Published 20 months ago by r.isaacs
This series is rather Buddhist in nature and while it provides good insight, there is little it offers that will provide you lasting relief. Read morePublished 23 months ago by James F. Steed
An excellent resource for anyone who lives a stressful life...that is to say, EVERYONE. As a therapist, I recommend it to everyone who I work with who is dealing with trauma. Read morePublished 23 months ago by SouthburySusan
There are, I think 7 guided meditations on this CD. I really like most of them. It has helped me relax so much. Read morePublished on February 23, 2013 by JH