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Measuring mindfulness

Prof Chris Goto-Jones in this video discusses how science attempts to measure mindfulness and how succesful this is, or not.

In this video, I explore the difficulties of measuring construct mindfulness. It is not immediately obvious when people are mindful, thus making it very difficult to measure. Can we even tell the difference between meditation and mindfulness? Are people just sitting there?

How mindful do you feel? Was this something you thought about prior to starting this course? Has your perception of your personal level of mindfulness changed?

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Demystifying Mindfulness

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