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.

Neuroscientists respond to a recent study suggesting mindfulness meditation might hinder learning.

Daniel Goleman, author of Focus, debunks three common myths. 

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

Ed Halliwell on whether scientific studies on mindfulness can do justice to the transformations felt by those who practice it.

Can people reap the same benefits from online programs as they do from face-to-face mindfulness courses?