Category Archives: Buddhism

Spiritual based meditation may help preserve cognitive function

Whilst intensive meditation practice may improve cognitive function, sustained daily practice may help maintain it. Continue reading

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Deepening crisis in meditation research

Is contemporary mindfulness a meditation practice or something different? Continue reading

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Compassion and palliative care

Compassionate, loving kindness and mindfulness interventions in a palliative care setting. Continue reading

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Measuring loving kindness-compassion

To what extent can loving kindness and compassion be reliably measured? Continue reading

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Putting the Meditator at the Centre of the Research

Meditators know the most about meditation, if science ignores them they miss a trick. Continue reading

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Is Mindfulness Buddhist and Does its Social Context Matter?

Can mindfulness be regarded as a Buddhist practice? Continue reading

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No Agreement over the Meaning of the Term Mindfulness

What is the authentic meaning of mindfulness? Continue reading

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The origins of MBSR; Zen and mindfulness

Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) its origins and context. Continue reading

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Reliability in the Definition of Mindfulness

Definitions of mindfulness – MBSR, MBCT Continue reading

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Problems in the Definition of Mindfulness

What does mindfulness mean, how is the term used and how closely does it relate to the practice? Continue reading

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