A new study reports relaxation exercises strengthens coupling between brain areas associated with deliberate control, while mindfulness strengthens coupling between areas associated with sensory awareness and perception.
Mindful meditation may help people cope when faced with action crises, researchers say.
Mindful meditation helps perfectionists cope with stress.
According to researchers, mindful meditation can reduce stress hormones and inflammatory responses to stressful situations in people with GAD.
Mindful meditation causes those who consider themselves to be more "independent-minded" or egocentric to become less generous and more selfish, researchers report.
Older adults with mild cognitive impairment who practiced mindful meditation for 20 minutes a day were more likely to have an understanding of the underlying concepts of mindfulness. The study demonstrates memory impairments associated with MCI do not preclude learning mindfulness skills.
A new study looks at the trend of mindfulness and meditation to help treat a range of disorders.
Researchers report people who participated in mindful meditation received more pain relief than those who used placebo meditation techniques and creams.
Researchers discover differences in the brain's emotional networks between those who do not meditate, novice meditators and those who have practiced meditation for a long time.