Academic Field

Psychology

Faculty Mentor Name

Melissa M. Brown, Ph.D.

Presentation Title

Mindfulness: A Mediated Model

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Abstract

It is the hypothesis of the current research team that there is a distinction between mindfulness as a disposition and a cognitive function which can be practiced. Activities such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, and practicing music are suspected to be correlated with mindfulness and well-being. It is anticipated that the collected data set will reveal that the relationship between the aforementioned activities and increased mood is mediated by mindfulness.

Keywords

meditation, mindfulness, mediated model, activites, attention, well-being, wellness

Start Date

10-4-2015 9:30 AM

End Date

10-4-2015 11:00 AM

Location

Holmes Hall B0002

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Apr 10th, 9:30 AM Apr 10th, 11:00 AM

Mindfulness: A Mediated Model

Holmes Hall B0002

It is the hypothesis of the current research team that there is a distinction between mindfulness as a disposition and a cognitive function which can be practiced. Activities such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, and practicing music are suspected to be correlated with mindfulness and well-being. It is anticipated that the collected data set will reveal that the relationship between the aforementioned activities and increased mood is mediated by mindfulness.