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Science Articles and Research

Blakeslee, S., Study Suggests Meditation Can Help Train Attention, New York Times, (May 8, 2007).

Brefczynski-Lewis, J., et. al., "Neural Correlates of Attentional Expertise in Long-Term Meditation Practitioners" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104 (27), pp. 11483-11488.

Davidson, R., Dunne, J., Eccles, J. S., Engle, A., Greenberg, M., Jennings, P., Jha, A. P., Jinpa, T., Lantieri, L., Meyer, D., Roeser, R. W., & Vago, D. (2012). Contemplative Practices and Mental Training: Prospects for American Education. Child Development Perspectives. 6(2): 146-153.

Jha, A. P., Rogers, S. L., & Morrison, A. B. (in press). Mindfulness training in high stress professions: Strengthening attention and resilience. In R. A. Baer (Ed.), Mindfulness-based treatment approaches: A clinician’s guide (2nd ed.). San Diego: Elsevier.

Jha, A. P., Stanley, E. A., Kiyonaga, A., Wong, L., & Gelfand, L. (2010). Examining the Protective Effects of Mindfulness Training on Working Memory and Affective Experience. Emotion, 10(1), 54–64.

Kabat-Zinn, J., et. al., "The Clinical Use of Mindfulness Meditation for the Self-Regulation of Chronic Pain." Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 8, 163-190 (1985).

Kabat Zinn, J., Davidson, R., et. al., "Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation," Psychosomatic Medicine 65:564-570 (2003).

Lazar, S., et. al., (2005). “Meditation Experience is Associated with Increased Cortical Thickness.” NeuroReport, 16: 1893-1897 (2005).

Morrison, A.B., Goolsarran, M., Rogers, S.L., & Jha, A. P. (2014). Taming a Wandering Attention: Short-Form Mindfulness Training in Student Cohorts. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7:897. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00897.

Stanley, E. A. & Jha, A. P. (2009). Mind fitness: Improving operational effectiveness and building warrior resilience. Joint Force Quarterly, 55, 144-151.