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.

Richie Davidson's research is proving how well-being can actually change the brain. 

A new study shows that physicians with mindfulness skills communicate well with patients, and provide better quality care.

Choking during pressure-packed performances is the worst. Sharon Begley tells us why we do it, and how to avoid it.

If we can direct our thoughts toward the well-being of others, says Daniel Goleman, it will help promote a more enduring, genuine kind of happiness.

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