Filmed during Mind & Life Institute’s “Mind & Life XX: Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems” on April 9-11, 2010.

Reflections, Integration and Future Directions for Research and Policy
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
William George
Richard Davidson
Ernst Fehr
John Dunne

After a presentation about the role of leadership, this final session will be devoted to discussing future avenues of research and policy-making, incorporating the themes of the previous days.

INTERPRETER: Thupten Jinpa

MODERATOR: Roshi Joan Halifax


Richard J. Davidson, PhD

William James and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and Founder & Director of the Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Founder and Chief Visionary for Healthy Minds Innovations, Inc.

John Dunne, PhD

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD

Upaya Institute and Zen Center

Convening Faculty, Fellow, Founding Steward

Thupten Jinpa, PhD

Compassion Institute

Board Chair

Mind & Life Connections