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Zen and the Brain: Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousness

by James H Austin, M.D The MIT Press
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Pbk 868 pages
AU$132.99 NZ$137.38
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Sold very well in hardback despite its high price - a major book of 844 pages exploring the conscious & spiritual aspects of the brain & meditative states * brain mechanisms & research * other religions * sleep & dreams * madness * consciousness drugs * social consequences of enlightenment. The author is a neuroscientists & a Zen practitioner.
James H. Austin, clinical neurologist, researcher, and Zen practitioner, is Professor Emeritus of Neurology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Missouri (Columbia) School of Medicine. He is the author of Zen and the Brain, Chase, Chance, and Creativity, and Zen-Brain Reflections, all published by the MIT Press.