In this lesson Dr Daniel J. Siegel offers us a window into the benefits of mindfulness for the developing mind. He explains the effects that mindfulness can have through the scientific lens of interpersonal neurobiology. Dr Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. Dr. Siegel is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organization, which offers online learning and in-person lectures that focus on how the development of mindsight in individuals, families and communities can be enhanced by examining the interface of human relationships and basic biological processes.
Dr. Siegel is the author of many books including The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are, The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, and Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human