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À propos du cours

The Dalai Lama has said that Buddhism and science are deeply compatible and has encouraged Western scholars to critically examine both the meditative practice and Buddhist ideas about the human mind. A number of scientists and philosophers have taken up this challenge. There have been brain scans of meditators and philosophical examinations of Buddhist doctrines. There have even been discussions of Darwin and the Buddha: Do early Buddhist descriptions of the mind, and of the human condition, make particular sense in light of evolutionary psychology? This course will examine how Buddhism is faring under this scrutiny. Are neuroscientists starting to understand how meditation “works”? Would such an understanding validate meditation—or might physical explanations of meditation undermine the spiritual significance attributed to it? And how are some of the basic Buddhist claims about the human mind holding up? We’ll pay special attention to some highly counterintuitive doctrines: that the self doesn’t exist, and that much of perceived reality is in some sense illusory. Do these claims, radical as they sound, make a certain kind of sense in light of modern psychology? And what are the implications of all this for how we should live our lives? Can meditation make us not just happier, but better people? All the features of this course are available for free. It does not offer a certificate upon completion....

Meilleurs avis

2 mars 2016

Engaging content and excellent pace. While the level is introductory (I'd have liked a bit more depth), I would expect this from a lower-division/breadth course—and even more so from a MOOC like this.

15 nov. 2015

I have been practicing meditation for two years already.In so far I have attended all Deepak Chopra meditation experiences which I found very helpful but not as helpful this course provided me so far.

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par Rosa M

30 oct. 2017

Great course!! I have learned a lot about how modern psychology support Buddhist ideas.

par Fiona H

30 sept. 2017

Loved this course. Interesting and entertaining. "Office Hours" were a great pleasure.

par Rosemary K

3 mars 2021

Good introduction to understanding meditation from a Buddhist and science perspective.

par priyaa s

23 oct. 2020

Wonderful conurse ,get to learn lot of things about perspective of budhdha's teachings

par Andres R

20 oct. 2020

Excellent way to understanding the union between West science and ancestral knowlegde

par Jason S

15 févr. 2017

This is one of the best courses I've taken. Interesting, fast paced and life changing.

par Natalia F

3 déc. 2016

I would recommend this course to everyone who is interested in Buddhism and Psychology

par Pommm

30 nov. 2017

this course is perfectly good. never miss it.

i want to give big thank for you guys :)

par Evgeny L

26 avr. 2017

В виду отсутствия времени не смог пройти полностью!

Но курс очень понравился, спасибо!

par Michel P

24 juin 2016

I found the course excellent and very well taught and led by Professor Robert Wright.

par Johnny

24 mars 2016

This course is absolutely fantastic, everything about it is great! Highly recomended!

par Mr. K T

28 avr. 2020

This Course is very benificial, it incereses the way to think positive towards life.

par Gil B

23 août 2017

Enjoyed every minute! Super interesting course. Prof. Wright is a fantastic teacher.

par Vlad I

13 juin 2016

very thought provoking, a very useful course on mindfulness and expanding your views

par Christopher A

24 nov. 2020

Very good course i enjoyed do one gets their certificate? from this course

par Chandan R I

23 mai 2020

Kindly provide certificate also as I need to submit the certificate on my workplace

par Juan P G

17 mai 2020

Great course, great professor, great analysis about buddhism and modern psychology!

par Athziri H O

20 juin 2016

Completely amazing! Super clear explanations and excellent contents!

Should take it.

par shanhuiyu

21 avr. 2016

it is helpful and useful. I can learn something new about western Buddhism. Thanks!

par Victor Y

15 févr. 2016

Excellent class that has also given me insights about my life and how to live life.

par Priscila G R

18 juin 2020

Loved it!! It made me realize how the world is structured. How we really function.

par Shruti a p

10 juin 2020

Thanku so much to coursera because of you we learn buddhism and modern psychology.

par Itzel H A

8 févr. 2017

Excellent course. A great way to introduce to Buddhist with a scientific approach.

par Dijana C

9 janv. 2017

Great course - a starting point for exploring both Buddhism and Modern Psychology!

par Jonathan G

14 juin 2016

Interesting course. The assignments were a little bit too redundant for my taste.