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Paying attention to consciousness
Within the interdisciplinary study of consciousness in the cognitive sciences and philosophy, the author argues for greater emphasis on the study of attention. Drawing upon biological, psychological, ...
The Buddhist tradition of samatha : methods for refining and examing consciousness
Samatha is a Buddhist meditative technique for the refinement of attention. Here, expert in the study and practice of samatha, B. Alan Wallace, outlines the nature and purpose of samatha, the various...
Investigating the mind [videorecording] : session 1 : attention & cognitive control
On a September weekend in 2003 at M.I.T., psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers met with the Dalai Lama and Buddhists scholars to discuss Buddhist and scientific perspectives on attention, ...
Structure, strategy and self in the fabrication of conscious experience
Neurophysiological and psychological evidence require us to see perception, the 'fabrication of (conscious) experience', as a process in time. Some of the elapsed time between the onset of stimulation...
MindScience : an east-west dialogue
MindScience is a record of a conference that took place between the Dalai Lama and psychologists, psychiatrists, neuroscientists, and psychobiologists at Harvard Medical School in March 24, 199...
Intersubjectivity in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
This essay focuses on the theme of intersubjectivity, which is central to the entire Indo-Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It addresses the following five themes pertaining to Buddhist concepts of intersub...
The Relevance of the Buddhist Theory of Dependent Co-origination to Cognitive Science
The canonical Buddhist account of the cognitive processes underlying our experience of the world prefigures recent developments in neuroscience. The developments in question are centered on two main ...
Who will be the scientists? a review of B. Alan Wallace's 'The Taboo of Subjectvity'
This article is a review of B. Alan Wallace's The Taboo of Subjectivity : Toward a New Science of Consciousness. Petranker tackles some of the more complex issues raised by Wallace such as whet...
Who will be the scientists? a review of B. Alan Wallace's 'The Taboo of Subjectvity' (pdf)
This article is a review of B. Alan Wallace's The Taboo of Subjectivity : Toward a New Science of Consciousness. Petranker tackles some of the more complex issues raised by Wallace such as whet...
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)
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