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Buddhism and Modern Psychology

The Buddha said that human suffering—ranging from anxiety to sadness to unfulfilled craving—results from not seeing reality clearly. He described a kind of meditation that promises to ease suffering by dispelling illusions about the world and ourselves. What does psychological science say about this diagnosis and prescription—and about the underlying model of the mind?

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  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: Psychology

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