The Wandering Mind vs. Mindfulness

Neuroimaging Research has grappled with the concept of a "resting brain". Researchers interested in Consciousness have grappled with localizing subjective states of awareness and the elusive "self". It seems that contemplative science is bringing both concepts to the table given…

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Measures of Mindfulness

In order of personal preference: 1. Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ) [Link] - The FFMQ, revised from the Kentucky Inventory of Mindfulness Skills, is used to assess the construct of mindfulness. Previous research on assessment of mindfulness by self-report suggests…

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