- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Ramon Sender <
> Jeff writes:Beam me up, Ray Sender.
> >who outside of our own consciousness
> >can tell us what happened to us,
> >other than by ridiculously naive
> >appraisal, and who can know the extent
> >or veracity of our report of our new
> >condition, let alone tell us which
> >"page" we are on?
> >That is the question.
> Richard J. Davidson (Director of the Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience and the W.M. Keck
> Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior at the University of Wisconsin at Madison).
> He was a member of a scientific team doing neuroscientific investigations of exceptional mental abilities
> in advanced Tibetan monks. See his chapter in "Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the
> Dalai Lama -- by Daniel Goleman.
> Seems like the more your left frontal lobe lights up, the more, er, 'optimistic' you are.
> Right frontal lights up for pessimists. Anyone up for getting measured? You can put
> your cortext in context!
See you in Cambridge.