Bruce Hood “The Self Illusion: How Your Brain Creates You” TAM 2012

| September 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

Psychologist Bruce Hood explores how the brain creates the illusion of the self. Live on stage from TAM 2012.

With a special musical introduction from TAM emcee George Hrab.


Bruce Hood “The Self Illusion: How Your Brain Creates You” TAM 2012

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Ted Meissner

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Ted Meissner is the host of the podcast Present Moment: Mindfulness Practice and Science. He has been a meditator since the early 90’s, has been interviewed for Books and Ideas, Mindful Lives, and The Whole Leader podcasts, spoken about mindfulness with various groups including Harvard Humanist Hub, and has written for Elephant Journal and The International Journal of Whole Person Care. He is the Executive Director of the Secular Buddhist Association, host of the SBA’s official podcast The Secular Buddhist, and is on the Advisory Board for the Spiritual Naturalist Society. Ted’s background is in the Zen and Theravada traditions, he is a regular speaker on interfaith panel discussions, and is interested in examining the evolution of contemplative practice in contemporary culture. Ted teaches Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care & Society, where he is the Manager of Online Programming and Community Development.

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  1. Candol says:

    “An Illusion means it not what it seems” That’s a great qualifier to remember.

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