https://meditation-research.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/logo.svg 0 0 Dr Peter Malinowski https://meditation-research.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/logo.svg Dr Peter Malinowski2020-09-05 12:14:022020-09-06 09:59:00Interpersonal Mindfulness Scale (IMS)
The Interpersonal Mindfulness Scale is a validated, 27-item questionnaire with four sub-scales. It measures trait mindfulness in social or interpersonal contexts. Description It is widely assumed that mindfulness is not only beneficial for intrapersonal wellbeing but can also improve our relationships, for example by listening mindfully and thus understanding better, or by not jumping […]
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Loving-kindness and compassion-focused meditations are increasingly integrated into psychological practice. Furthermore, scholars discuss ethical dimensions of secular mindfulness programmes. So, what is the scientific evidence about the prosocial effects of meditation? I review four meta-analyses that investigate whether meditation increases kind and compassionate emotions and behaviours, or increase our pro-sociality, as psychological science would say. […]
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