Mark Robert Waldman is the neuroscience researcher and creator of NeuroWisdom 101. His national bestseller How God Changes Your Brain with co-author Andrew Newberg, M.D., was chosen by Oprah as one of the “Must Read” books for 2012. Considered a Leading Expert on Spirituality, Communication, and the Brain, Mark is on the Executive MBA faculty at Loyola Marymount University and also teaches at Holmes Institute.
Mark Waldman began his coaching career 1987, under the psychoanalytic supervision of Bruno Bettelheim and the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute. He was actively involved with the Association for Transpersonal Psychology and was the founding editor of the Transpersonal Review. As an Associate Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Spirituality and the Mind, Mark and Andrew Newberg used their brain-scan research to develop new ways to improve cognitive and emotional performance. Their national bestseller, How God Changes Your Brain, was chosen by Oprah as one of the “Must Read” books for 2012.
The author of 14 books, Mark’s in-depth research has been published in neuroscience and psychology journals throughout the world and his work has been featured in Time Magazine, the Washington Post, the New York Times, Forbes, Entrepreneur, and many others. He has appeared on hundreds of radio and television programs, including PBS and NPR, and his TEDx Talk has been viewed by more than 100,000 people.
He created the world’s first NeuroLeadership course that he taught for the Executive MBA program at Loyola Marymount University, and he has traveled throughout the world introducing new brain-enhancing strategies to schools and professional organizations throughout the world including the Los Angeles County Psychological Association, the UCLA Center for Neurobiology of Stress, the Texas Council of Community Centers, Pepperdine School of Psychology, Southern Louisiana University, University of California Irvine, Centers for Spiritual Living and many religious/spiritual groups.