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.

Scientific American declared: the practice is overrated because the science is scant. Here's why that doesn't add up. 

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings published this past year.

Think you're destined to respond the same way emotionally to the same old triggers? Not necessarily so, says Sharon Begley. With a little mind training, you can chart new pathways. 

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.

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