Cultivating Kindness Through Meditation Can Slow the Aging Process, According to New Research
Kindness is its own good—but it can also bring health benefits.
The Positive Impact of Mindfulness Training Is Felt Six Years Later
Learning how to stay focused in the present has beneficial long-term results.
Meditation May Not Make You a Better Person After All
A critical look at the research suggests its benefits are less than advertised.
We Really Don't Like Being Alone With Our Thoughts
New research finds having no distractions makes most of us uncomfortable.
Study: How Positive Emotions Lead to Better Health
New research suggests that meditation or any other mood-enhancing activity can serve as a nutrient for the human body.
Just Breathe: Can Mindfulness Help Heal Our Wounded Soldiers?
Can mindfulness help heal our wounded soldiers?
Meditation: Strong Preventative Medicine for Heart Patients
New research finds major health benefits of meditation for African Americans with heart disease.
Just Breathe: Confirming Meditation's Benefits
Plenty of followers swear by meditation to cure a long list of ails. But how does it work? Neuroscientist Clifford Saron, of the University of California, Davis, and a Who’s Who of peers, are spending millions to find out.
Study: Buddhist Meditation Promotes Rational Thinking
Studies looking at the brains of people playing a fairness game found very different responses between Buddhist meditators and other participants.