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.

About half of substance abusers who enter treatment use again within a year. Can mindfulness help to cultivate moment-to-moment awareness?

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.

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

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