The Origin of Mindfulness?

  Members PDF Download Members Text Only Members Audio Not a subscriber? When, over evolutionary time, have human beings stopped doing their usual daily tasks, been overwhelmed by a wondrous, beautiful and irresistible change in the environment that affects all...

Mindfulness can change your brain

Mindfulness can change your brain David Kavanagh By this stage you’ve probably heard about mindfulness meditation. You may have even considered it and decided it sounded like something wishy-washy and unproven. If so, you’re not alone. While many studies...

Less stress, more social competence

Adults too can acquire social skills such as empathy and compassion. The human brain is able to change and adapt to new conditions throughout life. Scientists refer to this capacity as plasticity. Until recently, it was unclear to what extent areas of the brain that control social behavior also possess this ability.