NEW338H1: Exploring Mindful Awareness

Hours: 
36L

Mindfulness meditation is a systematic investigation of subjective experience. Classic and modern descriptions of mindfulness and the recent scientific literature are surveyed. In addition to exploring a variety of meditative practices in the class, students are also required to maintain an ongoing meditation practice outside of class time over the duration of the course.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 

NEW432H1 (Advanced Special Topics in Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health: Cultivating Consciousness), offered in Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Summer 2015, and Winter 2016

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)