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Introduction to Psychology of/& Mindfulness

Prof Chris Goto-Jones in this video discusses mindfulness from the angle of psychology.

This week I will discuss the interest that the field of psychology holds in mindfulness, a trend in the last 20 years, taking it away from the more religious applications. Watch the video and then join me in a discussion.

Purpose: Consider and share your own experiences with (and knowledge of) Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs).

Task: Assess and discuss your understanding of the therapeutic and clinical deployment of mindfulness today, including the major programmes of MBCT (mindfulness-based cognitive therapy) and MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction), or any other programme you have encountered.

Response: Write a comment outlining the details of your experience of MBIs, and engage with the experiences of your peers.

Time: 5-10 minutes for your own comment; 5 minutes each for replies to 2 peers. You can also like other people’s comments.

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Demystifying Mindfulness

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