In a recent study, meditating on emptiness led to a 24 percent decrease in negative emotions.
Now more than ever, Buddhists are using scientific tools and scientists are using Buddhist wisdom to uncover truths about the universe.
Researchers at Hong Kong’s Center of Buddhist Studies have published findings that point to a connection between the heart and the mind.
New theories suggest Buddhist teachings on consciousness may be correct, and the implications for science could be huge.
Rev. Tony Stultz on the brilliant mind who models a rich exchange between Buddhism and scientific thought — for the benefit of all beings.
The Dalai Lama argues that a full study of the mind must include the first person empiricism of the contemplative traditions.
Scientists study phenomena. Meditators study experience. The two meet in a series of dialogues called Mind and Life, Jill Suttie reports.
At the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, neuroscientist Richie Davidson’s team try to see how far our minds can go with meditation.
Meditators say their practice fundamentally changes the way they experience life. Michael Baime reports on the neuroscience behind this.
The Mind & Life Institute, reports Andrea Miller, explores the intersection between ancient meditative disciplines and modern science.