Richard Davidson

Richard Davidson

October 29, 2011

The title we’ve given this week’s show, “The ‘Happiest’ Man in the World,” is slightly tongue-in-cheek. It appeared in a British newspaper after the publication of scientific study results on Matthieu Ricard’s brain. He dismisses this label and has issued many good-natured disclaimers. We’ve revived it here, however, because of the lovely way in which Matthieu Ricard fills that phrase with a whole new range of savvy, satisfying meaning.

June 27, 2011

An enlivening conversation with neuroscientist Richard Davidson leaves Krista pondering how science might enrich other aspects of our daily lives: parenting, therapy, education, mental disorders. What can you imagine?

June 24, 2011

A Q+A with Phie Ambo on meditation, contemplative neuroscience, and what she learned while making the documentary Free the Mind on neuroscientist Richard Davidson.

June 06, 2011

Highlights of live tweets from Krista's interview with Richard Davidson.