14th International IONS Conference

B1 Use Your Mind to Change Your Brain: Tools for Cultivating Happiness, Love, and Wisdom—Rick Hanson, PhD, and Cassandra Vieten, PhD

Join IONS Director of Research, Cassandra Vieten, and Rick Hanson, author of the bestselling Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom, to learn tools for well-being, grounded in cutting-edge science and the wisdom of the world’s contemplative traditions.

Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson, PhD, is a neuropsychologist and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA, he teaches at universities and meditation centers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His work has been featured on the BBC and in Consumer Reports Health, U.S. News and World Report, and other major magazines. Hanson’s most recent book is Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom.


Cassandra Vieten

Cassandra Vieten, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, associate scientist at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, director of research at IONS, co-president of the Institute for Spirituality and Psychology, co-author of Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life (New Harbinger/Noetic Books 2008), and author of Mindful Motherhood (New Harbinger/Noetic Books 2009).


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