Dan Harris is a star at ABC News, but his investigation of meditation and science turned into more than a news story.

Alex Tsakiris of Skeptiko interviews Dan Harris, author of 10% Happier about his experiences with meditation, and the larger question of whether meditation defies science’s understanding of consciousness and the relationship between mind and body.

March 9, 2015 – DEL MAR, Calif. — Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Dan Harris, ABC news journalist and author of 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works-A True Story. Harris discusses his experiences with meditation and the scientific evidence suggesting it can enhance one’s happiness:

For more visit: https://www.skeptiko.com/268-dan-harris-does-meditation-defy-science/

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– Near-death experience science and the ever growing body of peer-reviewed research surrounding it.

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– Skepticism and what we should make of the “Skeptics”.

Published on March 12, 2015