Mindfulness meditation improves cognition: Evidence of brief mental training

@article{Zeidan2010MindfulnessMI,
  title={Mindfulness meditation improves cognition: Evidence of brief mental training},
  author={F. Zeidan and Susan K. Johnson and B. Diamond and Zhanna David and P. Goolkasian},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={597-605}
}
Although research has found that long-term mindfulness meditation practice promotes executive functioning and the ability to sustain attention, the effects of brief mindfulness meditation training have not been fully explored. We examined whether brief meditation training affects cognition and mood when compared to an active control group. After four sessions of either meditation training or listening to a recorded book, participants with no prior meditation experience were assessed with… Expand
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