Dr. Manish Saggar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His research focuses on the intersections of cognitive science, neuroimaging, and computational modeling. He is also a faculty member in the Stanford’s School of Design, actively involved in design thinking principles and their relation to mental health. Dr. Saggar loves to meditate-- and even more, to talk about it. In line with his passion for meditation, and as part of his computer science doctoral work at the University of Texas at Austin, he developed a computational model of brain processes underlying meditation training. A meditator for 20 years, Dr. Saggar has presented his research and experiences to both public and professional audiences around the country.
7 Scientific Reasons to Meditate NOW!
Date: Sunday - Hour: 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm - Location: Tent A