Meditation and Science

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For years, we’ve heard that meditation is good for our bodies and minds – but scientific studies on the practice have been lagging behind. But – new research uses a rigorous approach to test the effectiveness of mindfulness – including fake meditation. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the findings.

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