• Mind & Life Institute
  • Conference
  • Science
  • Spiritual Formation

This is the flagship conference for interdisciplinary investigations of the mind, meditation, and other contemplative practices. The 2018 symposium explores mindfulness, compassion, and contemplative practice with leading researchers, renowned teachers, and practitioners from around the world. Learn and practice at this intersection of contemplation, research, and daily life. The Fetzer Institute is sponsoring an evening of programming featuring a dialogue on the intersection of contemplative and consciousness studies with Fetzer Program Director Mohammed Mohammed and Professor Ed Sarath of the University of Michigan.


Mind & Life Institute

The Mind & Life Institute fosters dialogue and research between science and the contemplative traditions—to build a scientific understanding of the mind to reduce suffering and promote well-being.