The Dalai Lama challenged authors Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson to examine yogis scientifically, and to report to a broad audience, if these traditionally spiritual methods might help others. The two friends undertook a decades-long personal and scientific quest in the growing field of contemplative neuroscience. Their findings will intrigue science buffs and the meditation-curious alike.
About the Authors
Daniel Goleman, PhD, is a psychologist and best-selling author of emotional intelligence books and Richard J. Davidson, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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