Tibetan monks and nuns in India learn neuroscience by using Ann Stuart's Neurons in Action software and tutorials

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July 2009 - Tibetan monks and nuns in Dharamsala, India, recently used Neurons in Action 2, co-authored by Professor Ann Stuart and Duke Professor Emeritus John Moore, to learn neurophysiology in a course taught by Emory professors (the Emory Tibet Science Initiative). One of the professors, Dieter Jaeger, wrote "NIA2 was a big success with the monks and nuns...Some monks took it home to their monastery so there is no telling how big a hit it will be!"

The Dalai Lama has long advocated that science, especially neuroscience, be taught in Tibetan monasteries and schools in exile.

Read more about the initiative in the New York Times.