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.

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. 

A new study suggests a way to help the parents of children with autism and other developmental disorders.

A new study looks at Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy as an effective treatment for depression. 

New research looks at how experiences can positively shift our self-perception. 

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