Michael L. Spezio is Assistant Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience at Scripps College and Visiting Faculty in Affective and Social Neuroscience at the California Institute of Technology. His research seeks to understand how the brain contributes to empathic, moral, and political cognition and action, with a focus that includes the influence of contemplative practices on these processes in the mind. He is Research Director of the Center for Engaged Compassion at the Claremont School of Theology, and a Senior Fellow with the Mind and Life Institute. He is also an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and works to facilitate the positive engagement of religious and scientific perspectives. He is co-editor of the Routledge Companion to Religion & Science (2011), and of the forthcoming Religion & the Science of Moral Action: Virtue Ethics, Exemplarity, and Cognitive Neuroscience.
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Neuroscience of Well-Being with Cassandra Vieten, Rick Hanson and Michael Spezio – Next Evolution of Health
Neuroscience of Well-Being with Cassandra Vieten, PhD, Rick Hanson, PhD, Michael Spezio, PhD The Next Evolution of Health – December 2010 Hosted by Stephen DinanREAD MORE...
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