Mindfulness

Mindfulness research centers and recently published articles

This article, compiled in 2011, summarizes some recent research focused on mindfulness and identifies some important research centers.

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Matters of Mind: Mindfulness/Mindlessness in Perspective

The dual concepts of mindfulness and mindlessness are described. Mindfulness is a state of conscious awareness in which the individual is implicitly aware of the context and content of information. It is a state of openness to novelty in which the individual actively constructs categories and distinctions....

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A controlled trial of mindfulness training in schools: The importance of practice for an impact on well-being.

We report the results of a short programme of mindfulness training administered to adolescent boys in a classroom setting. Intervention and control groups (N = 155) were compared on measures of mindfulness resilience and psychological well-being....

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