Category Archives: religious studies

Measuring loving kindness-compassion

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