MAS.756 Principles of Awareness

Class Info

Experiential exploration of various theories and methodologies around awareness. Students keep an open lab book documenting methods and evaluations, and present their findings and observations regularly during class sessions. In the final project, students evaluate various tools, techniques, and interfaces around awareness targeted towards "performance" and "wellbeing." Addresses themes, such as self vs. other, change, relational awareness, non-duality, and joy and happiness. In-class and virtual meetings consist of practice (ranging from meditation to hacking), lectures, and discussions with invited speakers/experts. Some of the talks will be open to the public. Limited to 20-25.

This class has no prerequisites.

MAS.756 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by J. Ito and T. Priyadarshi.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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