Stanford School of Medicine
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
November 5, 2005, 10:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium

    Afternoon Session : SUFFERING AND CHOICE [2:31, StreamingVideo]

Conference Participants :

The conference was moderated by Dr. William Mobley , Cahill Professor in the School of Medicine and Director of the Neuroscience Institute at Stanford.  He assembled a distinguished group of scientists and Buddhist scholars to join him in this dialogue.  They included:

  • Dr. Paul Ekman , Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, University of California , San Francisco
  • Dr. Howard Fields , Professor of Neurology, Physiology, and Psychiatry and Director, Wheeler Center for the Neurobiology of Addiction, University of California, San Francisco
  • Philippe Goldin, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Psychology, Stanford University
  • Dr. Helen Mayberg, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Emory University
  • Dr. Mathieu Ricard, Buddhist scholar and monk, French translator for His Holiness  
  • Dr. David Spiegel , The Jack, Lulu and Sam Willson Professor in Medicine, Stanford University
  • Dr. Alan Wallace , Founder & President, Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies
  • Brian Wandell , Isaac and Madeline Stein Family Professor of Psychology, Stanford University
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