Dalai Lama Visits MIT

4 out of 5

“The Dalai Lama at MIT” is a book that captures the meeting between scientists and monks, exploring the intersection of science and Buddhism. The book includes papers presented at the conference, as well as the lively discussion and debate that took place. It delves into fascinating questions such as whether meditation can boost memory, improve attention, and eliminate negative emotions, and whether compassion is a fundamental human emotion. The book showcases scientists finding support for some Buddhist claims and Buddhists eagerly participating in neuroscientific experiments. It emphasizes the potential for collaboration between science and Buddhism in the study of the human mind.


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