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Video Resources

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

Collaborative member Jodie Katz and one of her MBSR students explains what MBSR is and what the 8 week cycle is all about.

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"