He is indeed one of my favorites!!!!! The more I LISTEN to him, the more I (Sallie Felton) learn. We all will walk away with specific tools when this interview is over…Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and Affiliate Faculty of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. He’s the author of the bestselling Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom (with Rick Mendius, M.D.; Foreword by Dan Siegel, M.D. and Preface by Jack Kornfield, Ph.D.), published in 21 languages and still #1 in the ‘Buddhism’ category on Amazon two years later. The companion to his best selling book, Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time (New Harbinger, Nov 2011), presents over 50 quick yet profoundly powerful simple meditation practices to change the neurocircuitry in our brains to lead to greater happiness, love and wisdom.