The Cultivating Emotional Balance research project arose from a dialogue between biobehavioral scientists studying emotion and the Dalai Lama and Buddhist monks and scholars. This meeting, which took place in March 2000, in Dharamsala, India, was one in a series sponsored by the Mind and Life Institute to foster an interchange between the Buddhist tradition and Western science.

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Dr. Paul Ekman

Paul Ekman

Paul Ekman, Ph.D is Professor of Psychology at the University of California at San Francisco . Ekman is a world-renowned expert in emotional read more...

 

Dr. B. Alan Wallace

Alan Wallace

Alan Wallace, the Santa Barbara Institute founder and president, combines an extensive background in contemplative practice with equally read more...

 

Dr. Eve Ekman

Eve Ekman

Eve Ekman’s research interests were inspired by her experience as a medical social worker in the emergency department of San Francisco General Hospital read more...