Willoughby Britton, contemplative scientist and neuroscience researcher, spoke at the Buddhist Geeks Conference 2012 about mixing Dharma with scientific enterprise.
Scientific research of meditation is undoubtedly one of the forces behind the proliferation of the Dharma, and offers much promise as a “Dharma technology”. However, Britton asserts that significant challenges remain before we can harness the full power of scientific enterprise.
Willoughby Britton at Brown University ( http://research.brown.edu/myresearch/Willoughby_Britton )
Britton Lab ( http://www.brittonlab.com )