Dr. Peter Grossenbacher is a core faculty member at Naropa University, where he teaches psychological courses on perception, cognition, statistics and research from a contemplative scientific perspective. In his decades of work in psychological science, he has taught at the University of Oregon, England's University of Cambridge and American University in Washington, DC. A meditation instructor, Peter has practiced meditation since 1980. Peter collaborates with students conducting empirical research on meditation and contemplative spirituality in Naropa’s Consciousness Laboratory. Peter is an international speaker on meditation and the brain, whose research has been covered in the New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, and Discover Magazine.