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Mindfulness Research

Three Things We Still Don’t Know About Meditation 

[…] fibromyalgia, the benefits of mindfulness and meditation practice more generally have been touted for everyone ranging from executives to schoolchildren. While some have been critical of the science behind mindfulness meditation due to poor study designs and small effect sizes, this hasn’t curbed mainstream interest. A recently published study sought to examine the print […] Read More 

  • Hooria Jazaieri, MFT
  • February 7, 2017
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Trying Compassion on Capitol Hill 

Episode 33 of the Science of Happiness Podcast from the Greater Good Science Center, featuring Tim Ryan in conversation with Dacher Keltner.    Episode 33: Trying Compassion on Capitol Hill 15:16 CONGRESSMAN TIM RYAN: Recently in my own campaign for re-election I had an opponent who was just bashing me for not doing anything and never got […] Read More 

  • Dacher Keltner
  • March 4, 2019
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What is the Best Mindfulness Practice for Your Myers-Briggs Personality? 

[…] test is popular among seekers, leadership and development professionals, and HR directors, and can provide helpful insights in our personality quirks, though it should be noted the science around the reliability of the test is open to question. That said, it can be an awful lot of fun to take the test and see […] Read More 

  • Kathleen Sexton
  • August 12, 2020
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The Benefits of Being a Patient Person 

[…] researchers are starting to do so as well. Recent studies have found that, sure enough, good things really do come to those who wait. Some of these science-backed benefits are detailed below, along with three ways to cultivate more patience in your life. 1. Patient people enjoy better mental health This finding is probably […] Read More 

  • Kira M. Newman
  • April 5, 2016
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Can Your Smartphone Make You Mindful? 

[…] In 2012, Headspace, which is one of the most popular mindfulness apps on the market, also took note of Bowen’s research. On its website, the company touted science-backed benefits of meditation as reasons to use the app. Headspace also mentioned that meditation can reverse the progress of HIV, strengthen the immune system, and substitute […] Read More 

  • Sam Littlefair
  • August 29, 2018

Dr. Dan Siegel: What Hearing “Yes” Does to Your Child’s Brain 

[…] balance, the R is resilience, insight is I and empathy is E. So just do a quick summary of each, because altogether, you make a really compelling, science-based case that BRIE is a growth-oriented process that reinforces itself, that the more we cultivate this process, it cultivates good things in us. It leads to […] Read More 

  • Lu Hanessian
  • January 11, 2018
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Mindfulness in Schools Can Provide a Lifeline for Teens 

[…] Association of Cape Cod three years ago. But she has no intention of scaling back. “My vision,” Jensen says, “is that in school you learn math, you learn science, you learn history, you learn mindfulness. “Imagine that by the time you graduate you have this thing called mindfulness in your toolbox. Then, when you get […] Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • July 13, 2017
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Using Science to Start a Conversation 

[…] 12, I had a physics teacher, Mr. Weeks, who was legendary for the powerful experiences that took place in his classroom. Until Mr. Weeks’s class, I found science tedious and boring, but he changed everything. His class was focused not on the answers, but on the questions. He injected awe and wonder into our […] Read More 

  • Barry Boyce
  • April 23, 2018
The Science of Mindfulness

The Science of Mindfulness 

[…] ourselves and our surroundings non-judgmentally and with compassion has deep and nourishing effects on our well-being that ripple out into our daily lives and communities.  The Foundational Science of Mindfulness-Based Interventions  Mindfulness meditation studies were coming out of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Stress Reduction Clinic at UMass Medical Center as early as 1982. Since that […] Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • September 7, 2020


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