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  • Mindfulness Pain Relief Distinct from Placebo Effect

    By Justin Karter, Mad in America: Science, Psychiatry, and Community A new study demonstrates that the practice of mindfulness may ease pain in a way that is mechanistically distinct from the placebo effect. Research, published in the Journal of Neuroscience , found that mindfulness meditation not only...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
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  • Mindfulness and Emotion Regulation — An fMRI Study (2013)

    Abstract: Mindfulness—an attentive non-judgmental focus on present experiences—is increasingly incorporated in psychotherapeutic treatments as a skill fostering emotion regulation. Neurobiological mechanisms of actively induced emotion regulation are associated with prefrontally mediated down-regulation...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Interoception Drives Increased Rational Decision-Making in Meditators Playing the Ultimatum Game (2011)

    Abstract: Human decision-making is often conceptualized as a competition between cognitive and emotional processes in the brain. Deviations from rational processes are believed to derive from inclusion of emotional factors in decision-making. Here, we investigate whether experienced Buddhist meditators...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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