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Carissa Véliz on meditation


What sort of measurable effects does meditation have on the brain? Carrisa Véliz is interested in exploring how meditation practitioners might be useful to expanding the experimental possibilities of neuroscience. Most experiments in this field rely on technical images and data rather than subjective experience. However, science has shown that those who have [Read More…]

Lori Gruen on Entangled Empathy

After presenting at the Multispecies Salon last November, Lori Gruen sat down with us to talk about her investigations in animal ethics.

Lori Gruen is a Professor of Philosophy, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University.