Science and Mindfulness
Comprehensive talk about what mindfulness is, how it is helpful and the brain changes it can bring about (105 minutes).
ABC Catalyst special episode.
A short Scientific American video
‘Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain‘. Washington Post interviews Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She was one of the first scientists to take the anecdotal claims about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and test them in brain scans. What she found surprised her — that meditating can literally change your brain.
‘Meta-Cognition in Mindfulness: A Conceptual Analysis‘. This paper describes the nature of meta-cognition and mindfulness and reviews their conceptual relationships. Finally, theoretical and applied implications of this relationship are discussed.