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Duncan on neuroscience and meditation

Dr. Larissa Duncan, the Elizabeth C. Davies Chair in Child and Family Well-Being and Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, was noted in Greater Good Magazine for her collaboration with Mushim Ikeda, a Buddhist teacher and writer who leads community engagement at the East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, California, to evaluate how neuroscience data and analysis can be more inclusive to better evaluate the effectiveness of contemplative practices like meditation and how meditation can be both healing and traumatizing—depending on people’s lived experiences.

Read the full article at: https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_meditation_can_be_more_sensitive_to_trauma