Events: 14th November 2019

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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 14, 2019 | 12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Ancient Wisdom for the Modern World: The Yin and Yang of Women’s Hormones Perimenopause to Menopause

November 14, 2019 | 12:00pm

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can provide a framework for understanding women’s health and offer self-care methods to navigate the physiological changes that occur across the lifespan. In this noontime webinar, we will focus on the perimenopause to menopause transition. You will learn how the Taoist concept of yin and yang is used in TCM to …
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Fundamentals of Meditation for Staff and Faculty

November 14, 2019 | 12:00pm

Enjoy introduction to meditation sessions for faculty and staff in Windhover. You will experience various ways to meditate. The focus on direct experience will help you to begin and continue meditating. Experience the benefits of meditation for health and positive human qualities. Countless studies have shown meditation promotes health, concentration, emotional balance, compassion, altruism and …
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The many layers of touch – Randy Bruno

November 14, 2019 | 12:00pm

Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Seminar Series Presents Randy Bruno, PhD  Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience,Columbia University Host: Lu Chen Abstract  The neocortex mediates all of human and animal cognition—breathtakingly encompassing sensation, perception, decision making, and movement. These diverse functions are achieved by highly stereotyped circuitry that nature appears to have iterated across the entire surface …
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The Knowing-Doing Gap: Applying Business Best Practices to Personal Well-Being

November 14, 2019 | 01:00pm

In their ground-breaking book The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action, Stanford professors and authors Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton discuss why our actions often don’t match our ideals and what we can do about it. Almost 20 years later, the insights from this book still ring true. And while the …
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Safe and Confident Winter Biking: How to Keep Riding During Cold, Dark, or Wet Conditions

November 14, 2019 | 05:30pm

When late fall weather arrives and the days grow shorter, you might think the bicycling season is over, but with the proper clothing, lights, knowledge, and practice, winter riding can be rewarding, even exhilarating! This class is for fair-weather bike commuters and recreational riders interested in tips for continuing to enjoy bicycling when the days …