Best of Brainwave: Mindfulness, Meditation, and Memory

    Wednesday March 6, 2013 @ 1:00 PM

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    A neuropsychologist and a Tibetan Lama come together to discuss two very different perceptions of the role of memory. Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche claims memory is based on insecurity. Marsha Lucas on the other hand, describes memory as identity.

    Post-screening discussion with cognitive neuroscience scholar Damon Abraham.

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    About the Speaker

    Damon Abraham is a psychology graduate student in the cognitive neuroscience program at the City University of New York.  His current work focuses on the influence of monetary rewards on learning and memory.  Damon is broadly interested in how top-down cognitive and affective control processes interact with bottom-up physiological and emotional processes to influence behavior. His hobbies are Filipino and Indonesian martial arts and breathing meditation.

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