Category Archives: clinical psychology

Better mental health through meditation?

Authors: Kieran C.R. Fox, R. Nathan Spreng, Melissa Ellamil, Jessica R. Andrews-Hanna, Kalina Christoff Year: 2015 Title: The wandering brain: Meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies of mind-wandering and related spontaneous thought processes Summary: Thinking about the most common effects on … 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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Conceptual and Methodological Challenges in Mindfulness and Meditation Research

How to think about the research of contemplative science Continue reading

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Loving-kindness Meditation for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Pilot Study

What is the effect of loving kindness meditation for post traumatic stress disorder Continue reading

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