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Cognitve Theories of Ritual and Buddhist Practice: An Examination of Ilkka Pyysiäinen’s Theory
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Susan Blackmore has conducted research in and published on a variety of areas of inquiry including consciousness studies, the paranormal, neuroscience, psychology, Zen meditation, lucid dreaming, and ...
Studying “no mind” : the future of orthogonal approaches
This is a paper on cognitive science and Buddhism. I will comment on the consequences of living in a world increasingly framed by science, and ways in which the situation may change as both cognitive ...
Buddhism and Cognitive Science: Contributions to an Enlarged Discourse
Introduces a series of papers on Buddhism and cognitive science in a special section of Pacific World : The Journal of the Institute of Buddhist Studies. The author discusses the points of cont...
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A science of consciousness : Buddhism (1), the modern west (0)
Founder of the Santa Barbara Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Consciousness Alan Wallace outlines some of the impediments in both the history of science, as well as in modern cognitive sci...
Pacific World: Journal of the Institute of Buddhist Studies, Third Series, Num. 4
This special issue of Pacific World includes essays presented during a conference on Buddhism and cognitive science hosted by the Institute of Buddhist Studies and the Center for Theology and t...
Closer to truth : science, meaning, and the future
Closer to Truth is a series on PBS television looking at some of the most challenging and important advances and discoveries in science. Hosted by Robert Lawrence Kuhn, the show brings in promi...
meaningoflife.tv
MeaningofLife.tv, hosted by science writer Robert Wright, asks prominent thinkers from a variety of different areas such as biology, psychology, physics, theology, philosophy, and the Buddhist and Isl...
A cognitive science dialogue : consciousness East and West
Buddhist scholar B. Alan Wallace and contemporary philosopher of mind John Searle join for a discussion and debate on Buddhist and Western approaches to a science of consciousness. Wallace, who's app...
Cerebral blood flow during meditative prayer : preliminary findings and methodological issues
Meditative practices typically require several coordinated cognitive activities. This study measured changes in cerebral blood flow during "verbal" based meditation by Franciscan nuns involving the in...
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