Category Archives: mindfulness

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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How Much Does Science Know About Meditation?

Scientific understanding of meditation and mindfulness 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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Mindfulness Meta-study Reveals Conflicting Findings

This meta study finds t conflicts between methodology and findings of mindfulness research. 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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Does Meditation Need a Social Context?

Is the social context an essential element of meditation? Continue reading

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