Finding yourself consistently distracted by your Smartphone? In this 1 hour workshop, join Robert Plotkin, founder of Technology For Mindfulness and get the tools you need to gain back control in 2019. Click here Â for tickets
In recent years, many of us have taken to cancelingÂ plans at the last minute via text or by using our smartphones in other ways. It usually happens minutes from the meeting time. I try not to do this, but I am definitely guilty of it.
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Join us for the first program of the semester of ourÂ Hack Your MindÂ series with Dr. Susan Gabrieli. Dr. Gabrieli is a neuroscientist and Senior Research Scientist for the McGovern Institute for Brain Research. Â
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Life moving too fast? Let expert Robert Plotkin teach you 3 simple mindfulness techniques to help you regain focus, better understand how technology affects your daily life, and take concrete steps towards improved mindfulness. Don’t miss out on this exclusive event on August 15th or 17th!
RegisterÂ for August 15th at 7 pm Eastern webinar here:Â
RegisterÂ for August 17th at 12 pm Eastern webinar here:
As an added bonus, if you sign up early you will receive a FREE gift — 10 Tips to Tap Into Mindfulness.
Join author Sherry Turkle, the Abby Rockefeller MauzÃ© Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT, and the founder (2001) and current director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self on April 19th to learn more about the effect of technology on solitude.Â
This event is organized by MIT Radius, where Technology for Mindfulness’s own Robert Plotkin isÂ a member of the Steering Committee.
More about this week’s event here.
Join expert Earl Miller, a system/cognitive neuroscientist, whose research focuses on the neural mechanisms of learning, memory, and cognition at MIT on April 11th to learn more about his thoughts on the brain and multitasking, and specifically why your brain can’t multitask in the ways that you might think it can.
This event is organized by MIT Radius, where Technology for Mindfulness’s own Robert Plotkin is aÂ member of the Steering Committee.
More about this week’s event here.Â
I just attended a session at Wisdom 2.0 called, “Wisdom Films for the Modern Age.”Â We may not think about film as a form of technology anymore because we are so familiar with it, but film and the various mechanisms for distributing it are technologies that act as amplifiers.
This morning I attended a session at Wisdom 2.0 entitled, “The Future of Transformation: How Can Technology Assist Awakening Wisdom?”Â Here’s some highlights.
We are excited announce that Robert Plotkin, author of Technology forÂ Midfulness will be attending the Wisdom 2.0 in San Francisco this weekend. Look for insiughts, updates, and pieces of inspiration on the blog from him all weekend.Â
We have an exciting update to share. I am applying to appear on â€œThe Peopleâ€™s Stageâ€ at the upcoming Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco this February. Check out my one-minute video contest entry.
There are about 100 entrants, but only four will be selected to appear on stage. Help me become one of them by casting your vote!
I will be giving a presentation tomorrow (Tuesday, November 17) on apps that can help to promote focus and mindfulness at MIT (Room 4-270), as part of the Radius “Hack Your Mind” program.Â There has been a boom in mindfulness apps over the last year or two, which makes this an exciting time to give the presentation.
I have had the pleasure and privilege to take part in organizing a series of events on science, technology, and mindfulness at MIT under the banner of “Hack Your Mind.”Â The series was organized by Radius (formerly the Technology and Culture Forum) in partnership with Community Wellness at MIT.
JudsonÂ Brewer, MD PhD, Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness, will be giving a presentation at MIT on Friday April 17, from 12pm-1pm in Room 66-144 on how mindfulness can help break us out of addictive patterns in connection with Internet use. Â See full details below. Â Sponsored by MIT Radius.