the SCIENCE

Each week brings more research on how mindfulness works and have effective it is. Neuroscientists are discovering how it affects the brain, medical researchers are analyzing its health benefits, and social scientists are showing how it can change our lives and our society.

Mark Williams, co-founder of Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), on the history of stress.

A new study suggests how we can reap greater emotional rewards from helping others.

A new study finds that children of mindfully self-compassionate parents tend to have lower rates of anxiety and depression.

Just glimpsing a wad of cash can make us anxious, selfish, paranoid, and even a little crazy, Sharon Begley writes.

When are we happiest? When we stay in the moment, says researcher Matt Killingsworth.