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A brief mindfulness-based preventive intervention improves self-control and neuroplasticity: brain mechanisms and applications to mental disorders

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Air date: Monday, October 20, 2014, 10:00:00 AM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
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Category: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Runtime: 01:06:35
Description: The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) presents the Integrative Medicine Research Lecture series.The series provides overviews of the current state of research and practice involving complementary health therapies, and explores perspectives on the emerging discipline of integrative medicine. Dr. Yi-Yuan Tang is a professor of Psychological Sciences, Presidential Endowed Chair in Neuroscience at Texas Tech University and founding Director of Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute. Dr. Tang is also Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine at TTU Health Science Center, Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Oregon. His interdisciplinary research covers cognitive, social and affective neuroscience and psychology, and translational neuroscience (e.g., stress/PTSD, mood disorders, addiction/craving/impulsivity, mild cognitive impairment, traumatic brain injury) using multiple research techniques including behavioral, multi-modal neuroimaging and modeling, psychophysiology and genetic analyses.

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NLM Title: A brief mindfulness-based preventive intervention improves self-control and neuroplasticity : brain mechanisms and applications to mental disorders / Yi-Yuan Tang.
Author: Tang, Yi-Yuan.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.),
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Abstract: (CIT): Dr. Yi-Yuan Tang is a professor of Psychological Sciences, Presidential Endowed Chair in Neuroscience at Texas Tech University and founding Director of Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute. Dr. Tang is also Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine at TTU Health Science Center, Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Oregon. His interdisciplinary research covers cognitive, social and affective neuroscience and psychology, and translational neuroscience (e.g., stress/PTSD, mood disorders, addiction/craving/impulsivity, mild cognitive impairment, traumatic brain injury) using multiple research techniques including behavioral, multi-modal neuroimaging and modeling, psychophysiology and genetic analyses.
Subjects: Brain--physiology
Mental Disorders--prevention & control
Mindfulness
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM Classification: WM 140
NLM ID: 101645894
CIT Live ID: 14556
Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?18681