Kit Muma (Biology) participated on a panel discusssion


Contributed by Nancy Pierce

Kit Muma. Namgyal Monastery Mind and Life Discussion Series II: Views of Attention and Memory in Buddhism and Western Neuroscience. 2013.

For the past 24 years the Mind and Life Institute has been hosting dialogues between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Western scientists on a variety of topics, exploring the similarities and differences in views of Buddhism and Western science. This discussion series will focus on dialogues held during Mind and Life XVIII: “Attention, Memory and Mind”. These talks focus on discussions of Western Neuroscience and Buddhist views of attention, memory and consciousness. 

Panel members included: Bruce Johnson, PhD: Senior Research Associate, Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Kit Muma, MSc: Instructor, Biology Department, Ithaca College, Charles Goodman, PhD: Associate Professor, Philosophy Department, Binghamton University. Moderator:  Deana Bodnar, PhD LMSW