Dialogue on Buddhism and Neuropsychology

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Dr. Steve Prime, a neuroscientist from the University of Manitoba, stops off in Calgary and Vancouver Buddhist Temples to share his thoughts about Buddhism and neuropsychology. Some treatment schools use techniques founded on principles similar to the four noble truths.

Dr. Prime talks about the controversial correlation between spiritual practices and neuro cognitive science observations. Empirical studies comparing the brain activity of highly trained meditation practitioners with those who do not meditate including the significant effects of the Nembutsu practice of the Jodo Shinshu tradition of Buddhism amongst many other techniques such as love and kindness meditation. This clip was filmed in the Vancouver Buddhist Temple with the support of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada.

Posted on the website of the Manitoba Buddhist Temple.

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