In this issue of Inquiring Mind we live up to our name, inquiring not only into the mind, but also into various methods that humans have devised for that inquiry.
Interview with Paul Ekman: Mystery Remains—A Scientist Meets a Monk
Meeting—and then writing a book with—His Holiness the Dalai Lama changed emotions expert Paul Ekman‘s life.
Psychologist Richard Hanson and neurologist Rick Mendius look at the intersection and integration of psychology, neurology and contemplation.
Psychiatry and psychology professor Zindel Segal discusses relationships between depression and creativity, attention, meditation and medication.
A special section of War and Peace Poems, introduced by poet Ted Sexauer and featuring the work of Anita Barrows • Sean Mclain Brown • Shaikh Abdurraheem Muslim Dost • Gary Gach • Sami al Haj • Sylvia Forges-Ryan • Yusef Komunyakaa • Clare Morris • David Plumb • Li Po (translated by Taylor Stoehr) • Gregory Ross • Ted Sexauer • Brian Turner • Ko Un (translated by Brother Anthony of Taizé and Gary Gach) and Karma Tenzing Wangchuk
The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness, by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn
Reviewed By Ronna Kabatznick
(273 pp., Guilford Press, 2007)