David Desteno, professor of psychology at Northeastern University, writes in The Atlantic, that
Mindfulness meditation is best known for its positive effects on our
brains and bodies. Its most powerful influence, however, may be
on our sense of compassion.
He interviewed Rinpoche for the article, and cites their conversation.
Read the full article here: How Mindfulness Meditation Builds Compassion - The Atlantic
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA--Professors. Psychologists. Professional Mediators. From around the world, they gathered for the 28th Annual Conference of the International Association of Conflict Management, June 28-July 1, 2015.
On the first day of the conference, Rinpoche helped attendees start their day with a brief teaching and guided meditation session from 6:30-7:45 AM. In the afternoon, he joined the IACM Executive Director and Ross School of Business professor Shirli Kopelman in presenting a novel session entitled: Leading with Emotion: Mindfulness Practices Fuel Negotiation Success.