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Meditation can change the size of your brain

The brain is plastic, to what extend does it undergo structural changes during meditation? Continue reading

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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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Conceptual and Methodological Challenges in Mindfulness and Meditation Research

How to think about the research of contemplative science Continue reading

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