2009/Re-factor Your Brain: Meditation for Geeks

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Meditation is the ultimate open source tool. You can do it anywhere and it’s free. It requires only your brain and your body. It’s positive effects are numerous, including increased productivity, better problem-solving and a reduction in overall stress. Learn about long-term effects of mediation on the brain, some meditation techniques and how mediation can help you do your job better.

Speaker: Christie Koehler

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Slides are available here: http://www.slideshare.net/christiekoehler/meditation-for-geeks

Recommended Reading

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, Shunryu Suzuki

Wherever You Go, There You Are, by Jon-Kabat Zinn

Mindfulness in Plain English, by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life, Thich Nhat Hanh

Meditation and the Neuroscience of Consciousness by Antoine Lutz, John D. Dunne, Richard J. Davidson (in the Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness)

Train your Mind, Change your Brain by Sharon Begley