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February 28, 2013
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A Neural Basis for Benefits of Meditation

Mindfulness meditation training in awareness of present moment experience, such as body and breath sensations, prevents depression and reduces distress in chronic pain. In a new paper, Brown University scientists propose a neurophysiological framework to explain these clinical benefits. PROVIDENCE, … Continue reading

November 28, 2012
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Bothered by Negative, Unwanted Thoughts? Just Throw Them Away

COLUMBUS, Ohio — If you want to get rid of unwanted, negative thoughts, try just ripping them up and tossing them in the trash. In a new study, researchers found that when people wrote down their thoughts on a piece … Continue reading

June 13, 2011
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Depression and Negative Thoughts

We all have our ups and downs—a fight with a friend, a divorce, the loss of a parent. But most of us get over it. Only some go on to develop major depression. Now, a new study, which will be … Continue reading

January 20, 2011
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Writing About Anxiety Helps Students Ace Exams

*Research says test performance improves when students write about their worries* Sian Beilock, lead author of a new study that appears on January 13 in the journal Science, says writing about test-related worries for ten minutes immediately before taking an … Continue reading