Conventional science has long held the position that 'the mind' is merely an illusion, a side effect of electrochemical activity in the physical brain. Now in paperback, Dr Jeffrey Schwartz and Sharon Begley's groundbreaking work, The Mind and the Brain, argues exactly the opposite: that the mind has a life of its own.
Renowned meditation teacher Kornfield and acclaimed neurobiologist Siegel present a professional training course on the powerful intersection of mindfulness and modern science.
The neuroscience of drugs for therapy, for prevention, and for recreation. Drug addiction and drug abuse. You learn the prospects for new generations of medications in neurology, psychiatry, aging, and treatment of substance abuse.
As the Rugby World Cup kicks off, former rugby international John Beattie investigates the link between the sport and brain injuries. He hears worries from those inside the industry that the elite game is putting players at risk, and how these risks could affect the future of the sport. As John travels to the United States to look at scientific evidence that a rugby career can damage the brain long term, top doctors in the game explain what the sport is doing to tackle the problem.