|Fall Term 2019 Meditation: Psychological and Buddhist Perspectives - 5455 - PSYC 356
Prerequisites/Notes: Sophomore standing or instructor approval.
Catalog Description : This seminar-style course investigates the theory and practice of meditation from psychological and Buddhist perspectives. Topics to be considered include the effects of meditation on the brain, mindfulness, compassion, and the secularization of religious practices. Course meetings will focus on discussion of readings and experiential learning. Assessment will involve quizzes, reflection on experiential practice, and papers.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Global GER (01cr), Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course