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The Neurobiology of Self-Preoccupation

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2014.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ronald D. Siegel
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2014.
Summary, etc.:
Science is now able to measure brain activity related to self-referential thinking--self-focused thought patterns that tend to correlate with distress. Examine findings from recent studies showing that experienced meditators can quickly step out of the self-preoccupied thought stream, with significant benefits for their ability to deal with pain and to cultivate wellness.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Mental Health.
Psychology.
Genre: Education films.

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