NEW335H1: Meditation and the Body

Hours: 
36L

In recent years, the effects of meditation on the body have been widely researched. There is an increasing body of evidence that mindfulness meditation can affect brain activity, brain structure, neurochemistry and other psychobiological processes (e.g. blood pressure, cardiac function). This course will examine the research in this emerging field.

Prerequisite: 

Completion of 9.0 FCEs

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)