David Vago, an instructor of psychology at Harvard Medical School, has held the position of Senior Research Coordinator for the Mind & Life Institute, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering dialogue and research at the highest possible level between modern science and the great living contemplative traditions.
In this episode David relates how his personal mindfulness practice has integrated with his professional scientific research. He talks about the thriving community of scientists interested in mindfulness that has taken root in contemporary academia and research, and he highlights some current projects and lines of inquiry that have benefited from this uniquely supportive atmosphere.
Mind and Life Institute ( http://www.mindandlife.org )
The Dark Night Project ( http://bit.ly/1gc7P2j )
Mapping the Mindful Brain ( http://bit.ly/1gc7Weo )
Contemplative Mind in Life ( http://contemplativemind.wordpress.com )