Welcome to Zen and the Brain
James H. Austin MD
Neurologist, researcher, and Zen practitioner, Austin is Professor Emeritus of Neurology at the Univ. of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and courtesy Professor of Neurology, Univ. of Florida College of Medicine.
Austin's books are published by MIT Press.
During Dr. Austin's sabbatical in 1974 in Kyoto, Japan, he began Zen meditative training with Kobori-Roshi, a Rinzai Zen master.
Austin's five decades of brain research include the areas of neurology, neuropathology, neuro-chemistry, neuropharmacology and contemplative neuroscience.
A leaf from a bodhi tree (ficus religiosa) discovered in 2012 in Orlando Florida.
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Zen Brain Horizons
Dr. Austin's book Zen and the Brain was Winner of the Scientific and Medical Network Book Prize, and has been published in Chinese, as translated by Professor Nai-Shin Chu MD, Ph.D. Dr. Austin's second book, Zen Brain Reflections (2006) was recently published in Korean. 박사 오스틴의 책 선 (禅) 뇌 반사는 한국 독자들을 위해, 현재 한국어에서 사용할 수 있습니다.
Review of Dr. Austin's book Meditating Selflessly