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Mindfulness Meditation

Mon, 2015-03-30 12:00 - 12:30
Brown Student Services : 4200, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Interested in learning how to practice mindfulness meditation? Have experience with mindfulness and want a place to practice? Join us mon Mondays at noon for a mindfulness meditation. Registration is not required.

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The secret of empathy

Stress from the presence of strangers prevents empathy, in both mice and humans
Thu, 2015-01-15 11:52

The ability to express empathy -- the capacity to share and feel another’s emotions -- is limited by the stress of being around strangers, according to a new study published today in the journal Current Biology.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754

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Contact: Prof. Jeff Mogil
Organization: McGill University
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Stressé ou stressée?

Wed, 2015-01-14 14:50

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Heath Research Team StressOFF Strategies for Teens Program

Wed, 2015-01-07 11:50

Professor Nancy Heath’s research team is delivering a face-to-face training of high school teachers and technicians using  a manualized program (StressOFF Strategies for Teens; SOS4Teens) which they developed. StressOFF uses  mindfulness-based stress management techniques. The training starts next week with a two-day session as part of a Ministère de l'éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS) Action Research Grant in partnership with the Lester B.

Source Site: /edu-ecp

DNA signature found in ice storm babies

Prenatal maternal stress exposure to natural disasters predicts epigenetic profile of offspring
Mon, 2014-09-29 13:34

The number of days an expectant mother was deprived of electricity during Quebec’s Ice Storm (1998) predicts the epigenetic profile of her child, a new study finds.

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Contact: Florence Meney
Organization: Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: T. 514-761-6131, ext. 2769

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
Office Phone: 514 398-6754
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Meditation@Thomson House

Tue, 2014-12-09 12:30 - 13:30
Thomson House : 404, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Meditation @ Thomson House is a network for McGill grad students and postdocs who are interested in meditation practice, mindfulness, stress relief, life balance, and relaxation.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Management

Fri, 2015-02-06 10:00 - 12:00
Brown Student Services : 3100, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Come learn and practice ways of using mindfulness to reduce stress, cope with upsetting emotions, and manage your inner critic. This is a series of 6 sessions running Friday mornings.

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Mindfulness Meditation

Mon, 2014-09-15 12:00 - 12:30

Interested in learning how to practice mindfulness meditation? Have experience with mindfulness and want a place to practice? Join us mon Mondays at noon for a mindfulness meditation. Registration is not required.

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Source Site: /mindfulness