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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Buddhism and Modern Psychology

By Robert Wright
Princeton University/Coursera

The Buddha said that human suffering—ranging from anxiety to sadness to unfulfilled craving—results from not seeing reality clearly. He described a kind of meditation that promises to ease suffering by dispelling illusions about the world and ourselves. What does psychological science say about this diagnosis and prescription—and about the underlying model of the mind?

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