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Washington Post Magazine explores how mindfulness meditation is helping prisoners learn the connection between thoughts, feelings, impulses, and behaviours.

David Marshall's documentary film about a hospice class in Rochester, New York, where students learn to care for dying, is making its way to South By Southwest next month.

As a powerful industry grows around the practice, The Guardian asks: does mindfulness really work?

Join Jan Chozen Bays, MD, author of Mindful Eating, for this 5-day professional training retreat. 

Harris, author of the forthcoming book 10% Happier, on how he became a "reluctant convert to meditation."

A recent study finds that selfless love turns off the same reward areas in the brain that light up when lovers see each other. 

The Rubin Museum of Art posts a conversation with Philip Seymour Hoffman and philosopher Simon Critchley, titled "Happy Talk."

Registration is open for The Greater Good Science Center's annual residential summer institute for educators. 

Could the Seattle Seahawks' appreciation for developing both brains and brawn give them an advantage at the Superbowl this weekend?

Can mindfulness training work as a protective factor against the typical stresses of life? The New Yorker blogs about the progression of mindfulness studies, and one researcher studying the lasting effects of mindfulness.