On the Attitudinal Consequences of Being Mindful

  title={On the Attitudinal Consequences of Being Mindful},
  author={Geoffrey Haddock and Colin M. G. Foad and Ben Windsor-Shellard and Sebastian Dummel and Inmaculada Adarves‐Yorno},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={439 - 452}
A series of studies examined whether mindfulness is associated with the experience of attitudinal ambivalence. Studies 1A and 1B found that mindful individuals expressed greater comfort holding ambivalent views and reported feeling ambivalent less often. More mindful individuals also responded more positively to feelings of uncertainty (as assessed in Study 1B). Study 2 replicated these effects and demonstrated that mindful individuals had lower objective and subjective ambivalence across a… 

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