Various forms of stress affect specific brain systems and through alterations in these circuits, profound changes in immune function can arise. This talk will present an overview of modern research on the impact of different kinds of stress on specific immune processes. The mechanisms through which these effects are produced will be described.
This corpus of research can then be used to consider the mechanisms by which meditation may operate to influence diseases of the immune system.
- Dialogue 1316 sessions
- November 9, 2005Dar Constitution Hall, Washington, DC