Category Archives: compassion

Methodological problems in mindfulness research

Problems in how meditation is researched are highlighted in this meta study. But the paper stops short of explaining why its lost in a ‘theoretical mist’. Continue reading

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Compassion Meditation and Depression

Can cognitive based compassion therapy (CBCT) help with depression? 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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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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Effects of Mindful-attention and Compassion Meditation Training on Amygdala Response to Emotional Stimuli in an Ordinary, Non-meditative State

Authors: Gaëlle Desbordes, Lobsang T. Negi, Thaddeus W. W. Pace, B. Alan Wallace, Charles L. Raison and Eric L. Schwartz Year: 2012 Title: Effects of Mindful-attention and Compassion Meditation Training on Amygdala Response to Emotional Stimuli in an Ordinary, Non-meditative … Continue reading

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Regulation of the Neural Circuitry of Emotion by Compassion Meditation: Effects of Meditative Expertise

Authors: Antoine Lutz, Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, Tom Johnstone, Richard J. Davidson Year: 2008 Title: Regulation of the Neural Circuitry of Emotion by Compassion Meditation: Effects of Meditative Expertise Summary: Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) investigation of the insula and anterior cingulate cortices in … Continue reading

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