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The Neuroscience of Meditation

Matthieu Ricard Meets Steven Laureys

77 mins watch time

Posted August 2021

Neuroscience, Philosophy, Wellbeing

Meditation costs nothing and you can do it anytime and anywhere, and mindfulness is one of the easiest ways to improve your quality of life. Yet many people experience a barrier to offering some rest to their busy minds, and we don’t always know how to get started or how to make the time for it. Do what you can: this is the basic philosophy of top neuroscientist Laureys. He joins geneticist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard to explore the new science of meditation and consciousness.