Science Meditations

Science Meditations


Latest Episodes

Science of Meditation and Depression- Interview with Dr. Norm Farb
March 15, 2019

We discuss the results of the various FMRI studies and what they say about the benefits meditation may bring in reducing relapse of depressive episodes.

The Science of Meditation and Attention
February 20, 2019

In this episode we're looking at the scientific literature to see if meditation really does improve attention or not. But first let's talk about some guiding principles when looking at science research, science truth and science proof.

Attention and Technology
January 10, 2019

This episode looks at the effect technology is having on our attention and our thinking by turning to the work of Neil Postman. Neil Postman was a communications theorist and professor of media studies at New York University who garnered some fame w...

Meditation (Dhyana) and Attention
December 19, 2018

We look at the history of the English word "attention" and the Sanskrit word "dhyana" and what their history means for us modern day meditators.

Meditation (Dhyana) and Attention
December 19, 2018

We look at the history of the English word "attention" and the Sanskrit word "dhyana" and what their history means for us modern day meditators.