Contemplative Neurosciences Research

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Brigham and Women's Hospital

Attention and Meditation

There has been a lot of research now supporting the role of meditation in Cognitive processes like Attention, Working memory, and Affect or Emotion Regulation. 1. Here is the link for a report from the NCAAM website reporting on the Attentional Blink phenonmenon and how it may be affected by long-term meditation practice. A 2008…
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NIH Institutes and Centers Supporting Research on Meditation and Health

The NIH has been putting together resources for research scientists who are interested in studying the effects of meditation. Click HERE for the link or just go to: It is part of the office of behavioral science research

Meditation for Health Purposes

Check out this article by NIH NCCAM about meditation. Click Here. NCCAM thanks the following people for their technical expertise and review of this publication: Michael Baime, M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Richard Davidson, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Robert Schneider, M.D., Maharishi University of Management; and Catherine Stoney, Ph.D., Margaret Chesney, Ph.D., and…
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Greetings and Welcome to Contemplative Mind in Life

This Blog will serve to provide a cyber space for news dedicated to contempaltive research in the cognitive neurosciences, clinical sciences, developmental and social and health psychology, and education. Please contact me at if you have news that is relevant to the study of mind in life. You can also see what types of…
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