Focused attention, open monitoring and loving kindness meditation: effects on attention, conflict monitoring, and creativity – A review

@inproceedings{Lippelt2014FocusedAO,
  title={Focused attention, open monitoring and loving kindness meditation: effects on attention, conflict monitoring, and creativity – A review},
  author={Dominique Patrick Lippelt and Bernhard Hommel and Lorenza S. Colzato},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2014}
}
Meditation is becoming increasingly popular as a topic for scientific research and theories on meditation are becoming ever more specific. We distinguish between what is called focused Attention meditation, open Monitoring meditation, and loving kindness (or compassion) meditation. Research suggests that these meditations have differential, dissociable effects on a wide range of cognitive (control) processes, such as attentional selection, conflict monitoring, divergent, and convergent thinking… CONTINUE READING
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