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Consciousness at the crossroads : conversations with the Dalai Lama on brainscience and Buddhism
Consciousness at the Crossroads is a record of the Dalai Lama's meeting with Western psychiatrists, neuroscientists, and philosophers in October of 1989. This was the second formal conference b...
The mind and the brain : neuroplasticity and the power of mental force
The Mind and the Brain, co-written by psychiatrist Jeffrey M. Schwartz and Wall Street Journal writer Sharon Begley, looks at the question of the relation between the brain and the mind drawing...
Richard J. Davidson
Richard Davidson, an affective neuroscientist at the University of Wisconsin and a long time participant in dialogue with the Dalai Lama on Buddhism and neuroscience, received the Award for Distinguis...
Exploring the nature and functions of the mind : a Tibetan Buddhist meditative perspective
The Tibetan Buddhist classification of mind, its divisions and the system of meditation practices aimed at achieving ideal states of being are a complex presentation of psychological, behavioral and s...
Mind/body interactions including Tibetan studies
This chapter from the book MindScience : An East-West Dialogue is a record of a presentation given by Harvard doctor Herbert Benson during a conference between the Dalai Lama and psychologists,...
Buddhism and neuroscience : studying the well-trained mind
This article from the magazine Science reports on the 2003 Mind and Life conference at Harvard with the Dalai Lama and psychologists, scientists, and others. The article includes comments from ...
Visions of compassion : western scientists and Tibetan Buddhists examine human nature
Visions of Compassion arose out of the 1995 Mind and Life conference entitled "Altruism, Ethics, and and Compassion." The meeting brought together the Dalai Lama with Western neuroscientists, p...
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Buddhism & science : breaking new ground
This volume contains contributions from prominent Buddhists, scholars, physicists, neurologists, and others on topics where Buddhism and the sciences share common ground. The book is divided into thre...
Taming destructive emotions
Tricycle magazine talks to Daniel Goleman about recent discoveries from collaborative research on Buddhist meditation by psychologists and neuroscientists. (Zach Rowinski 2004-05-17)
Medtation changes brains
This article on ScienCentral gives a basic overview of the findings of an initial study on mindfulness meditation, the brain, and the immune system conducted at the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison. Re...
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