Meditation and Mindfulness

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Opoku-Nsiah, Adwoa A.
Tombari, Jamie
Williams, Paul Alex
Annechino, Michael
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2015-04-10
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Meditation is training in the regulation of attention. Focused attention meditation requires focusing one’s attention narrowly on a mantra or one’s breathing. Open monitoring involves being fully aware of all feelings and sensations in the present moment. Both lead to a state of mindfulness. Meditation and mindfulness have been associated with a variety of physiological and executive functions in which this talk will explore!
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