Sunday, December 17, 2017

"Modern Western psychology began with William James just over a century ago. I canā€™t help remembering the remark made by Stephen Kosslyn, then chair of the psychology department at Harvard, at the Mind and Life meeting on 'Investigating the Mind,ā€ which took place at MIT in 2003. He started his presentation by saying, ā€œI want to begin with a declaration of humility in the face of the sheer amount of data that the contemplatives are bringing to modern psychology.'ā€

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism: A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain


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