Richard Davidson, PhD, is an American professor of psychology and psychiatry and the founding director of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Best known for his leading-edge research on emotion and the brain, Davidson has published numerous scientific papers on the subject and is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Emotional Life of Your Brain.
What is your emotional fingerprint? Why are some people so quick to recover from setbacks? Why are some so attuned to others that they seem psychic? Why are some people always up and others always down? In his thirty-year quest to answer these questions, pioneering neuroscientist Richard J.
Can the mind heal the body? The Buddhist tradition says yes—and now many Western scientists are beginning to agree. These discussions between the Dalai Lama and this group of prominent physicians, psychologists, philosophers, and behaviorists could not be more timely.