Sunday, December 17, 2017

"Modern Western psychology began with William James just over a century ago. I can’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,” which took place at MIT in 2003. He started his presentation by saying, “I 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.'”

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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