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Calm

This Is Your Brain on Lies 

Whether it’s lying about being sick or being stuck in traffic, telling a white lie may seem to make our lives a lot more convenient. But research shows when we shrug off white lies, we feel more comfortable telling bigger lies and hurting the people we care about. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • January 14, 2021
The Science of Mindfulness
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The Science of Mindfulness 

The ultimate guide to the research on the effects of mindfulness and meditation for our health, psyche, and overall quality of life. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • September 7, 2020
Compassion

The Science of the Bystander Effect 

Writer Sharon Begley explores the research on why decent people will watch someone in trouble, possibly even film it, rather than step up to help. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • March 12, 2020