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Do meditators annoy you? Try meditating

15 Apr

Nothing seems guaranteed to spark an explosion of schadenfreude, in the world of psychology, like a new piece of research suggesting meditation might be hogwash. The latest, a review of 54 existing studies, found that mindfulness did little to boost compassion or empathy – and that other activities, such as watching a nature documentary, might help as much. (“Mindfulness No Better Than Watching TV,” ran the gleeful headline on a post by neurologist Steven Novella.)

https://amp.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/mar/23/chill-out-meditators-annoying-oliver-burkeman

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