Britta Hölzel

Psychologist, neuroscientist and mindfulness teacher

Dr. Britta Hölzel is a psychologist, neuroscientist, and mindfulness trainer. She lead research studies to investigate neuroplastic changes in the brains of people who engage in mindfulness practice, at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, the Charité in Berlin, Gießen University, and Technical University of Munich. The focus of her research work is on the neural correlates of modified self-regulatory skills, using magnetic resonance imaging to investigate both structural and functional brain changes. Her articles are published in high-ranking scientific journals and are frequently reported by international media, including the New York Times, Huffington Post, and many others. She is also an author of several practice DVDs and books. She offers trainings for companies and for individuals, and serves as a lecturer for mindfulness teacher trainings.Dr. Britta Hölzel is a psychologist, neuroscientist, and mindfulness trainer. She lead research studies to investigate neuroplastic changes in the brains of people who engage in mindfulness practice, at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, the Charité in Berlin, Gießen University, and Technical University of Munich. The focus of her research work is on the neural correlates of modified self-regulatory skills, using magnetic resonance imaging to investigate both structural and functional brain changes. Her articles are published in high-ranking scientific journals and are frequently reported by international media, including the New York Times, Huffington Post, and many others. She is also an author of several practice DVDs and books. She offers trainings for companies and for individuals, and serves as a lecturer for mindfulness teacher trainings.