Nekateri članki na temo čuječnostne meditacije (popularne revije)

(eSinapsa) Meditacija – malo truda, veliko koristi
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Washington Post: February 14, 2011
8-tedenska vadba na programu MBSR zvišuje koncentracijo sivih možganskih celic (brain grey-matter concentration)

This is Your Brain on Mindfulness (Shambala Sun, Jul’11)
odličen uvod v nevrobiologijo čuječnostne prakse

The Independent: May 10, 2011
o nekaterih bolezenskih stanjih, ki jih trenutno zdravijo z uporabo čuječnosti

BBC Website: March 2008
predstavitev nekaterih trenutnih raziskav meditacije

TIME Magazine: January 10, 2006
meditacija zmanjšuje stres in vpliva na spremembo velikosti možganov

New York Times: February 4, 2003
Daniel Goleman o znanstvenem preučevanju meditacije in njeni povezanosti s splošnim občutkom sreče

Harvard Gazette: Feb 02, 2006
poljudno napisan članek o meditaciji in spremembah možganskih funkcij

The Independent: March 15, 2005
članek o čuječnosti kot eni glavnih intervencij pri stresu in depresiji


Nekateri članki iz strokovne literature

A conceptual and empirical review of mindfulness as a clinical intervention
Baer’s 2003 review of the literature, which concludes that mindfulness interventions may help to improve psychological functioning and alleviate certain clinical conditions

A meta analysis of the health benefits of MBSR
a 2004 study by Grossman et al that suggests that MBSR as an intervention would be useful for a broad range of chronic disorders and problems

Three-year follow-up
a study of the effectiveness of MBSR in treating anxiety three years after the course

Effects of mindfulness meditation on brain function
a experiment at the Laboratory of Affective Neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin, Madison where employees at a biotech company had their brain function monitored before and after an eight week MBSR course

Findings from the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre
findings from the centre in the USA where MBSR was first developed

UMass CFM Research Publications
a range of peer-reviewed scientific papers on various aspects of MBSR

American Mindfulness Research Association
Baza podatkov o znanstvenih publikacijah na področju čuječnosti


Priporočeno branje

Jon Kabat-Zinn: Kamorkoli greš, si že tam (v slovenščini; na voljo na info@mbsr.si)

Full Catastrophe Living

The Mindful Way Through Depression

Fully Present

The Mindful Workplace

The Mindful Manifesto


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