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Video Resources

The following videos are related to MBSR, mindfulness or the brain, and may be helpful resources.

Short Animated Video or Stress Reactivity from Brainsmart



Stress Response: Savior to Killer by Robert Sapolsky, Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University



"How to Meditate in a Moment" by Martin Boroson



Paul Andersen explains how epinephrine is responsible for changes in chemistry of our body associated with the fight or flight response.





The Biology of Stress from "the Mental Health Guru"



Neuroscientist Sara Lazar on how meditation can reshape our brain




Mindfulness Meditation with Jon Kabat-Zinn


Talk about MBSR, Health and Healing by Jon Kabat-Zinn, given at Google Headquarters


Bob Stahl at a Google Tech Talk on MBSR


Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation, talk given by Philippe Goldin


Change your Mind Change your Brain, talk given by Mathieu Ricard


Transform you Mind, Change your Brain by Richard J. Davids


This video discusses the sources of happiness, and integrating mindfulness and compassion practices in the education of children. Dan Siegel explains the "MindSight" concept.

Goldie Hawn and Dan Siegel at TEDMED 2009


The following video is not directly relates to MBSR, but it does discuss the functioning of the brain from the very interesting perspective of a brain scientist who had a stroke.

Jill Bolte Taylor - "stroke of insight"