Davidson Richard

Born in 1951 in Brooklyn. Habilitation in psychology, psychopathology and psychophilosophy with an emphasis on behavioral neurology and neuroanatomy. Best known for his groundbreaking work studying emotion and the brain. Friend and confidant of the Dalai Lama. Founder and Director of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he has been a faculty member since 1984. Throughout his career he wrote more than 375 articles and edited 14 books.