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Wednesday, June 29 • 9:30pm - 10:30pm
NIGHT FLIGHT: The Mindful Brain

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The sense we make of the world is based in small part on what we see outside and in large part on the patterns located in our minds. The brain’s own models replace the input signals from external sources. So to be really mindful we need to be aware of the patterns in our head.  

Three Key Takeaways:
1. attention shapes perception
2. patterns of thought and emotions become habituated in our lives, becoming aware of the patterns is true mindfulness
3.conventional patterns of thinking are held in neuro-circuits in the primitive parts of the brain. Information processes in these parts are often not brought to conscious attention

Why is this worth coming out at 9 pm?
Learning about the most complex organ in the world is cool.

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Eileen Harris, Ph.D

Carleton University
Eileen has loved CPSI since she first attended Springboard in 1991. Now Eileen attends Exploration track sessions and finds CPSI to be like summer camp for grown-ups. She is very funny. When she was told she was very smart, she said, "That's because I make a lot of mistakes".  She... Read More →

Wednesday June 29, 2022 9:30pm - 10:30pm EDT
Bisgrove/AC 127

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