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How much does science know about meditation?

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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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Conceptual and Methodological Challenges in Mindfulness and Meditation Research

How to think about the research of contemplative science 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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Challenges in Researching Mindfulness

Problems in the scientific research of meditation and mindfulness. Continue reading

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