Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/05/2013
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