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Posted by Zack Lynch
Neurotheology seeks to understand the biological basis of spirituality. In an effort to improve the conversation between science and spirituality, the Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, is to give a lecture to at the Society for Neuroscience conference to be held in Washington DC in November, despite the protest from some delegates . In addition to his lecture on the neuroscience of meditation, he will also participate on a panel on the 'Science and Clinical Applications of Meditation'. If you are interested in learning more about neurotheology I recommend checking out the blog, numenware, which has recent posts including: computational models of neurotheology, a specialized neuron for God's face, and a book review of The Sacred Neuron.
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1. Chris Pheonix on August 17, 2005 12:46 PM writes...
I followed up links from your post, and found this gem: three hours of
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy can cut depression recurrence in
half, from 66% to 37%. Dunno if it's neurotech, but it seems worth
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