Adaptive Brain and Behavior Course Fall 2019

Integrative Health Practice

HD 2014

320 New Classroom Building
M, W, F

Theories of integrative (mind-body) health and wellbeing. Examination of multidimensional factors, including stress, personality, relationships, and social environment, as well as issues of identity and equity that influence health across the lifespan. Engagement in contemplative and evidence-based integrative health practices used for promoting health, wellbeing, and resilience. Attention given to ethical use and teaching of practice methods.

Satisfies the following General Education requirements:

  • Reasoning in Social Sciences, G03
  • Identity & Equity in U.S., G07
  • Ethical Reasoning, G10

This course is a result of collaboration between:

Additional information

Instructor: Matthew Komelski

This course is a course on mindfulness-based practices used for self-care, therapy and rehab. The students learn meditation, yoga and Taiji along with the science behind the practice. This fall, we are piloting an app that helps teach mindfulness through smartphones, and looking at a collaboration with the School of Neuroscience to monitor change in student brainwave activity.


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