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    • Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body

    • By: Daniel Goleman, Richard Davidson
    • Narrated by: Daniel Goleman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
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    Two New York Times best-selling authors unveil new research showing what meditation can really do for the brain. In the last 20 years, meditation and mindfulness have gone from being kind of cool to becoming an omnipresent Band-Aid for fixing everything from your weight to your relationship to your achievement level. Unveiling here the kind of cutting-edge research that has made them giants in their fields, Daniel Goleman and Richard J Davidson show us the truth about what meditation can really do for us.

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    • Not for me, unfortunately.

    • By Amazon Customer on 20-11-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • The Avengers - The Lost Episodes, Volume 04

    • By: John Dorney, Justin Richards, Eric Paice, and others
    • Narrated by: Julian Wadham, Anthony Howell, Lucy Briggs-Owen
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
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    Steed and Dr Keel return to action in these four re-creations of classic lost episodes.

    Regular price: £39.99

    • The Mindfulness and Meditation Summit: Volume 1

    • Inspiring Talks with Worldwide Leaders in the Field of Mindfulness and Meditation
    • By: Jack Kornfield PhD, Alice Walker, Elisha Goldstein, and others
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield PhD, Alice Walker, Elisha Goldstein, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
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    Six acclaimed meditation teachers and visionaries show us how to transform ourselves, our communities, and the world. 

    Regular price: £16.09

    • The Neuroscience of Compassion

    • By: Richard Davidson
    • Narrated by: Richard Davidson
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
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    "The best way to activate positive-emotion circuits in the brain is through generosity," Davidson, who founded the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at University of Wisconsin, Madison, said in a talk at the Aspen Ideas Festival. "This is really a kind of exciting neuroscientific finding because there are pearls of wisdom in the contemplative tradition - the Dalai Lama frequently talks about this - that the best way for us to be happy is to be generous to others."

    Regular price: £9.69

    • Scientific American: Mind of the Meditator

    • By: Matthieu Ricard, Antoine Lutz, Richard J. Davidson
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk who trained as a cellular biologist before he left France to become a student of Buddhism in the Himalayas; Antoine Lutz, a research scientist at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research; and Richard J. Davidson, director of the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior and the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, report on how neuroscience has demonstrated that meditation has tangible and significant benefits for both body and mind.

    Regular price: £1.89