Popular Essays

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Hasenkamp, W (2018). Pain Relief without Opioids? Mind & Life Blog.

Hasenkamp, W (2017). Promoting openness and transparency in the contemplative sciences. Mind & Life Blog.

Hasenkamp, W (2016). Can we change racial bias? Courage of Care Coalition.

Hasenkamp, W (2015). The contemplative path: How do we learn? Mind & Life Blog.

Hasenkamp, W (2014). Brain karma: Is delusion hardwired? Tricycle Magazine, Fall issue.

Pagnoni, G & Hasenkamp, W (2014). Remembrance of things to come: The predictive nature of the mind and contemplative practices. Mind & Life Blog.

Hasenkamp, W (2014). Grey matters: Examining subjective experience. Mind & Life Spring Newsletter.

Hasenkamp, W (2014). Theory of Mind: Contemplative science begins to unpack the critical elements of caring. Mind & Life Spring Newsletter.

Hasenkamp, W (2013). How to focus a wandering mind. Greater Good Science Center, University of California, Berkeley. (Greater Good’s #2 most popular article in 2013)

Hasenkamp, W (2013). Managing the modern world: The science of compassion meditation. You’ve Got Some Science on You.

Hasenkamp, W (2013). Meditation: It’s not what you think. Mind & Life Blog.

Hasenkamp, W (2013). Can meditation change compassionate behavior? Mind & Life Blog.

Hasenkamp, W (2013). Grey Matters: A response to Obama’s brain mapping initiative. Mind & Life Fall Newsletter.