Science behind Mindfulness

More and more research studies keep coming up that support Mindfulness and its effectiveness for stress management, attention training, emotional intelligence, mental healthcare, chronic pain management, and not to forget…inner transformation. More importantly, these researches are done by Mainstream scientists and not just some excited meditation evangelist. I have tried to list some of the recent and crucial ones here although the internet has tons of them.

Latest article form TIME magazine on how Mindfulness helps reduce stress

What does mindfulness meditation do to your brain – Scientific American

Short video by Jon Kabat-Zinn, a pioneer in science based Mindfulness

Neuroscientist Rick Hanson explains how Mindfulness changes the brain

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation

Neuroscientist Sara Lazar explains Neuroplasticity through Mindfulness/Yoga

Scientific research on the brain of the world’s happiest man

Mindfulness in Education: Research that supports attention training, emotional regulation and other benefits for adolescents

Corporate Mindfulness: How 6 seconds of Mindfulness can make you more effective