06th - 11th October 2016
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Monks in laboratories

Saturday 14th October 2006 from 15h30 to 17h00
Salle 1 / Auditorium

Monks in laboratories

Directed by
Delphine Morel
Produced by
ADR productions

Documentary, France, 2006, 52 min

Buddhists have been stydiing the mind, without any tool, for 2,500 years. They have developed techniques of meditation to sustain attention and transform the emotions. Scientists are now facing issues as ancient as those pratices, ignored for a long time. What are emotions? What is mind?


Petula and the scholars pixels

Directed by
Harold Vasselin
Produced by
Taxidermie production

Documentary, France, 2006, 2 min

Petula, a small white mouse, snoop around in the laboratory under the noses of researchers, she ventured into their images.


Debate with :

  • Jonathan Cohen, neuro-cognition, Princeton University
  • Clifford Saron, neuro-science, University of Davis, California
  • Paul Ekman, expert in the science of emotions
  • Erika Rosenberg, researcher in the science of emotions and facial recognition specialist
  • Margaret Kemeny
  • Richard Davidson, director of the Neuroscience Laboratory of affect, University of Wisconsin
  • Antoine Lutz, neuro-science, University of Wisconsin