Science-Based Application: Resources


American Psychology Association- Literature reviews and meta-analyses are likely more interesting/useful than individual studies.

Wikipedia--Classic overview of MBSR and MBCT.  Encyclopedia definitions with history and background.

Greater Good Science Center-Limitations of Mindfulness. A run down of articles for skeptics that want to read into the hard science on some of the generalized claims made by mindfulness promoters.


Center for Mindfulness, Umass--MBSR and MBCT courses. Coruses you can enroll in to learn more about the techniques used or become a certificed instructor.

Jon Kabat Zinn on Mindfulness backed Science- A talk from Jon Kabat Zinn where he discusses the science he was involved in that sparked the creation of MBSR and other emerging sciences.


A very practical companion for stress reduction.

Founder of Mindfulness movement MBSR0: mindfulness with an emphasis on reducing stress.


Jon Kabat Zinn Body Scan Meditation GUIDED MEDITATION- A guided meditation by Jon Kabat Zinn that takes you through the process of scanning the body with the goal of creating more body awareness.

Optimize Interview: The Neuroscience of Meditation with Richie Davidson--Brian Johnson breaks down the Neuroscience of meditation and curates the takeaways from Richie Davidson book.  Mindfulness for those with only a few minutes to spare.

Meditation Changes Your Brain for the Better, Even if You're Not a Monk | Wendy Suzuki--

Does Meditation Really Affect Your Brain?--Hank Greene explores the science of meditation and the brain in a fun youtube series, SciShow Psych

Dr. Ron Siegel: "The Science of Mindfulness" | Talks at Google--the history of mindfulness and an explanation of the evolutionary adaption of meta awareness.


Positive Psychology Program--25 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Exercise
A series of exercises to flex your mindfulness muscles.

MBSR: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction exercises
Tools and resources used by MBSR practitioners in the field.

New Neuroscience Reveals 2 Rituals That Will Make You More Mindful
Author explores the no so helpful habits we have and how mindfulness can help us make changes.


A guide to Mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy
A source for discovering even more helpful resources on MCBT.