Meditation research: provides the scientific tools to guide meditation effectively

When working as mindfulness or meditation trainer and offering mindfulness-based courses you may want to enrich your offer by underpinning it with scientific and psychological understanding. We provide the scientific background information that allows mindfulness trainers to enhance their understanding and strengthen the way how they convey mindfulness to their clients, whether in therapeutic, educational or business context.

Explore our curated knowledge base for up-to-date knowledge about a whole range of topics, for example:

  • Explains psychological models of meditation and mindfulness
  • Offers teaching resources helping you to explain meditation and mindfulness
  • Summarises studies that evaluate the effectiveness of interventions
  • Provides an overview mindfulness-based approaches are used in different contexts
  • Condenses evidence how different types of meditation work
  • And more

In addition:

  • Browse our research blog for in depth commentaries on the latest developments in meditation and mindfulness research.
  • Topic requests: let us know on what topic you would like more information. We will do our best to write a blog post or new knowledge base entry

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