Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness: State of the Field and Recommendations for Future Research
The call for research abstract submissions is STILL OPEN – EXTENDED DEADLINE 15 JANUARY 2014.
14 & 15 April 2014
Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice
Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, UK
This scientific conference follows three days of events on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness for the general public and for practitioners. The conference will provide researchers in the field of cognitive neuroscience of mindfulness with the opportunity to communicate their latest research findings, exchange views on the status of the field and discuss ways of facilitating its further development. The two days will consist of four main sessions and multiple parallel sessions with presentations covering a wide range of topics including affective neuroscience of mindfulness, research into attention mechanisms underlying contemplative practice, and developmental cognitive neuroscience. The poster session will be held on the evening of 14 April.
The main sessions will include presentations by:
Professor Alfred Kasniak – Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neurology, University of Arizona; Director, Coordinated Clinical Neuropsychology Program
Dr Philippe Goldin – Director of the Clinically Applied Affective Neuroscience laboratory, Department of Psychology, Stanford University
Dr Peter Malinowski – Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
More information about the conference: http://www.cmrpconference.com/index.php/2014-neuroscience-conference
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