In a recent study, meditating on emptiness led to a 24 percent decrease in negative emotions.
In a new video, a Christian pastor, a Jewish rabbi, and a Buddhist priest sit down with a chemist, a paleontologist, and a volcanologist to discuss life’s big questions.
While people have believed for thousands of years that meditation works, the search for scientific proof is just beginning. The team at Greater Good Science Center assesses the current state of the evidence — what we do, don’t, and might know.
In the current issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, we look at academic research on reincarnation at the University of Virginia. How does that research compare to the Buddhist views? We break it down.
What happens after you die? That used to be just a religious question, but science is starting to weigh in. Sam Littlefair looks at the evidence that you’ve lived before.
In a new paper, researchers have proposed a scale for measuring the Buddhist virtues of loving-kindness and compassion.
Our editor-in-chief, Melvin McLeod, talks to evolutionary psychologist and the author of “Why Buddhism Is True,” Robert Wright.
It was a 14-billion year journey from simple hydrogen to Mahatma Gandhi. David Loy asks: Is evolution the universe waking up to itself?
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.