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Announcement by Rick Repetti on 9/2/11

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    Rick Repetti

    The CUNY Mindfulness Lecture Series
    Date: Second Thursdays, Fall 2011
    Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM
    Address: The Graduate Center, CUNY
    365 Fifth Avenue, Thesis Room 4441
    New York, NY 10016
    (212) 817-7000

    Description: The CUNY Mindfulness Lecture Series will bring together scientists, scholars and students to present and discuss cross-disciplinary research and theory relative to the science and practice of mindfulness. Mindfulness will be explored through the fields of physics, neuroscience, philosophy and psychology. This series will offer CUNY students and the community opportunities to participate in the advancement of learning in this field.

    Lectures will be presented at the Graduate Center on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30pm during the Fall semester of 2011. The dates and lecture titles are planned as follow:

    1. Techniques and Benefits of Mindful Practice (Jonathan Kaplan, Ph.D)
    September 08, 2011

    2. Changes in Brain Structure and Function with Mindful Practice (Zoran Josipovic, Ph.D, NYU)
    October 13, 2011

    3. The Origins and Philosophy of Mindfulness (Lama Migmar Tseten, Harvard University)
    November 10, 2011

    4. Meditation and the Focused Mind in Academia (David Forbes, Ph.D, Brooklyn College/CUNY)
    December 08, 2011

    Please join us to work with students and scholars to explore the emerging science of mindful practice.

    For more information contact:

    Stephen Redenti, Ph.D. David Forbes, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor Associate Professor
    Biology and Biochemistry School Counseling Program
    Lehman College/CUNY Brooklyn College/CUNY
    718-960-2236 718-951-5938

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