Murdock Mind, Body, Spirit Series | The Awakened Brain: The Neuroscience of Health, Healing, and Resilience
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Murdock Mind, Body, Spirit Series | The Awakened Brain: The Neuroscience of Health, Healing, and Resilience

August 3, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Featuring Lisa Miller, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Psychology and Founder of the Spirituality and Mind-Body Institute at Teachers College of Columbia University and New York Times bestselling author. Dr. Miller will present the findings of her groundbreaking research in her newest book, The Awakened Brain: The New Science of Spirituality and Our Quest for an Inspired Life, which combines cutting-edge science (from MRI studies to genetic research, epidemiology, and more) with practical tools for navigating the challenges of everyday life.
Live event, Paepcke Auditorium

Fee: $30. Tickets on sale Wednesday, July 20 at, or in person at the Wheeler Opera House box office.

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Lisa Miller, Ph.D., is the New York Times bestselling author of The Spiritual Child and her new book is The Awakened Brain. For 22 year she has been a professor in the Clinical Psychology Program at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she is the Founder of the Spirituality Mind Body Institute, the first Ivy League graduate program and research institute in spirituality and psychology, and has held over a decade of joint appointments in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical School. Dr. Miller’s innovative research has been published in more than one hundred peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, including Cerebral Cortex, The American Journal of Psychiatry, and the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Miller is Editor of the Oxford University Press Handbook of Psychology and Spirituality (First and Second Editions), Founding Co-Editor-in-Chief of the APA journal Spirituality in Clinical Practice, an elected Fellow of The American Psychological Association (APA) and the two-time President of the APA Society for Psychology and Spirituality. A graduate of Yale University and University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her doctorate under the founder of positive psychology, Martin Seligman, she has served as Principal Investigator on multiple grant funded research studies. Dr. Miller speaks and consults on The Awakened Brain and The Spiritual Child for the universities, US Military, businesses (including tech, finance, HR and sales), personal development, faith based organizations, K-12 schools, and for mental health and wellness initiatives.


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Paepcke Auditorium
1000 N. Third Street
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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Date Wed Aug 3, 2022 5:00pm - 6:00pm MDT Contact 970.544.7970 Location Paepcke Auditorium 1000 N. Third St. Aspen, CO Hosts Aspen Community Programs
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