Scientists believe that the Buddhists are the happiest people in the world. Scientists have now shown areas of the brain that are associated with positive states of mind. Studies lead by Dr. Richard Davidson, of the University of Wisconsin has found that Buddhist meditators are able to activate these areas during and after meditation. In other studies, scientists at the University of California have shown that the practice of Buddhist meditation makes individuals able to deal with fear and anger much better.
Called the "happiest man in the world," Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk