Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and meditation teacher. A summa cum laude graduate of the University of California Los Angeles, he co-founded the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, and edits the Wise Brain Bulletin. He is the author of two books: Buddha’s Brain, the Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom and Just One Thing, Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time. Dr. Hanson has been an invited speaker at Oxford, Harvard NS Stanford and he leads meditation workshops worldwide. He has previously been on NPR, PBS and other radio and television networks. He is married and has two adult children. His contact information is: www.rickhanson.net or www.wisebrain.org.