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Operationalizing mindfulness

Prof Chris Goto-Jones discusses in this video how psychology has sought to limit or construct mindfulness so it is measurable and useful.

In this video, I discuss the ways in which psychology has sought to limit and construct mindfulness in order to make sure that from an academic viewpoint, mindfulness is measurable and useful. We expect to rely on scientific findings, rather than spiritual or religious authorities, for the truth.

Do scientists provide truth, or do spiritual and religious leaders? Or perhaps it is possible for both science and religion to provide truth? When you’re looking for truth, who do you turn to? What are your thoughts on construct mindfulness?

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Demystifying Mindfulness

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