Rick Hanson, PhD

Rick Hanson, PhD, a neuropsychologist and meditation teacher, is founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom in San Rafael, California. He also is author of the best-selling Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom. His work has been featured on the BBC and NPR.


Ready, Set, Meditate

Meditating has many benefits—but most of us seldom manage to actually do it. Usually, we give up after just a…


The Single Most Important Secret to Happiness

The human brain has a negativity bias—it endlessly searches for the bad news but often overlooks the good. That negativity…