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The Resource Psychology of meditation, editor, Nirbhay N. Singh (Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, USA)

Psychology of meditation, editor, Nirbhay N. Singh (Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, USA)

Label
Psychology of meditation
Title
Psychology of meditation
Statement of responsibility
editor, Nirbhay N. Singh (Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, USA)
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Our understanding of the nature and applications of meditation, especially mindfulness meditation, has been expanding almost as rapidly as the empirical evidence from neuroscience and intervention studies that have become available in the research literature. Meditation is centuries old and prevalent in almost all ancient cultures in one form or another. Initially, people in the West were enamored by its spiritual promise of personal transformation, but now a larger portion is attracted to mindfulness meditation (Vipassana or insight meditation) because of the promise of enhanced physical and
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
158.1/2
Index
index present
LC call number
BF637.M4
LC item number
P782 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Singh, Nirbhay N.
Series statement
Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
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  • Meditation
  • Meditation
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SELF-HELP
  • SELF-HELP
  • SELF-HELP
  • Meditation
  • Meditation
  • Achtsamkeit
  • Meditation
  • Psychologie
Label
Psychology of meditation, editor, Nirbhay N. Singh (Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, USA)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PSYCHOLOGY OF MEDITATION; PSYCHOLOGY OF MEDITATION; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Contents; Preface; About the Editor; About the Contributors; Chapter 1 Meditation: Nature and Applications; Abstract; Introduction; Nature; Applications; Conclusion; References; Chapter 2 Measuring Mindfulness; Abstract; Introduction; Mindfulness Measures; Cognitive and Affective Mindfulness Scale; Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire; Friedberg Mindfulness Inventory; Kentucky Inventory of Mindfulness Skills; Mindful Attention Awareness Scale; Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale
  • Southampton Mindfulness QuestionnaireToronto Mindfulness Scale; Evaluation of Mindfulness Measures; Clinical Applications; Future Directions; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3 Meditation Attitude; Abstract; Introduction; Components of Practice; Mindfulness; Attitude; Qualifications; Attitude vs. Behavior of Mind; Meditation As Microcosm; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4 Eastern and Western Perspectives on Meditation; Abstract; Introduction; Worldviews and Cultural Lens; Perspectives from the East; Perspectives from the West; Science from the East and West
  • Benefits to Mental and Physical HealthBenefits to Mental Health; Benefits to Physical Health; Long-Term Practice; A Look at Mechanisms; Definitional Challenges; Implications for Outcomes; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5 Neuroanthropology of Meditation Across Cultures; Abstract; Introduction; Phenomenology of Meditation; The Experiencing Brain; The Conscious Brain; The Symbolic Brain; Culture and Alternative States of Consciousness; Volition and Consciousness; Volition and Culture; The Meditating Brain; Prefrontal Cortex, Volition, Attention, and Meditation; Culture and Meditation
  • Meditation and the Cycle of MeaningMeditation as Cultural Incubation; Meditation Cultures; Shamanic Meditation Cultures; Marabout Meditation; The Kogi Mámas; Totemic-Animistic Meditations; Meditating and Dancing; Navajo Healing Diagnostic Meditations; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6 A Neuroscientific Perspective on Meditation; Abstract; Introduction; Meditation; Benefits of Meditation; Possible Mechanisms; Attention Regulation; Neural Networks of External and Internal Attention; Mind Wandering; Meditation and Attention-Related Networks; Emotion Regulation; The Process of Emotion Regulation
  • Neural Networks of Emotion RegulationMeditation and Emotion Regulation; Interoceptive Awareness; Neural Networks of Body Awareness; Meditation and Interoceptive Awareness; Change in Perspective of the Self; Neural Networks of Self-Perception; Meditation and Self-Perception; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7 Vipassana, Insight and Intuition: Seeing Things as They Are; Abstract; Introduction; Reason and Intuition in Mathematics; The Axiomatic Method; The Quest for Logic; Intuition; Aspects of the Large Intuition; Example of the Small Intuition; A Small Example of the Large Intuition
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867050012
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1 online resource (xix, 362 pages).
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online
Isbn
9781629486437
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rdamedia
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
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System control number
(OCoLC)867050012
Label
Psychology of meditation, editor, Nirbhay N. Singh (Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, USA)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PSYCHOLOGY OF MEDITATION; PSYCHOLOGY OF MEDITATION; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Contents; Preface; About the Editor; About the Contributors; Chapter 1 Meditation: Nature and Applications; Abstract; Introduction; Nature; Applications; Conclusion; References; Chapter 2 Measuring Mindfulness; Abstract; Introduction; Mindfulness Measures; Cognitive and Affective Mindfulness Scale; Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire; Friedberg Mindfulness Inventory; Kentucky Inventory of Mindfulness Skills; Mindful Attention Awareness Scale; Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale
  • Southampton Mindfulness QuestionnaireToronto Mindfulness Scale; Evaluation of Mindfulness Measures; Clinical Applications; Future Directions; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3 Meditation Attitude; Abstract; Introduction; Components of Practice; Mindfulness; Attitude; Qualifications; Attitude vs. Behavior of Mind; Meditation As Microcosm; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4 Eastern and Western Perspectives on Meditation; Abstract; Introduction; Worldviews and Cultural Lens; Perspectives from the East; Perspectives from the West; Science from the East and West
  • Benefits to Mental and Physical HealthBenefits to Mental Health; Benefits to Physical Health; Long-Term Practice; A Look at Mechanisms; Definitional Challenges; Implications for Outcomes; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5 Neuroanthropology of Meditation Across Cultures; Abstract; Introduction; Phenomenology of Meditation; The Experiencing Brain; The Conscious Brain; The Symbolic Brain; Culture and Alternative States of Consciousness; Volition and Consciousness; Volition and Culture; The Meditating Brain; Prefrontal Cortex, Volition, Attention, and Meditation; Culture and Meditation
  • Meditation and the Cycle of MeaningMeditation as Cultural Incubation; Meditation Cultures; Shamanic Meditation Cultures; Marabout Meditation; The Kogi Mámas; Totemic-Animistic Meditations; Meditating and Dancing; Navajo Healing Diagnostic Meditations; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6 A Neuroscientific Perspective on Meditation; Abstract; Introduction; Meditation; Benefits of Meditation; Possible Mechanisms; Attention Regulation; Neural Networks of External and Internal Attention; Mind Wandering; Meditation and Attention-Related Networks; Emotion Regulation; The Process of Emotion Regulation
  • Neural Networks of Emotion RegulationMeditation and Emotion Regulation; Interoceptive Awareness; Neural Networks of Body Awareness; Meditation and Interoceptive Awareness; Change in Perspective of the Self; Neural Networks of Self-Perception; Meditation and Self-Perception; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7 Vipassana, Insight and Intuition: Seeing Things as They Are; Abstract; Introduction; Reason and Intuition in Mathematics; The Axiomatic Method; The Quest for Logic; Intuition; Aspects of the Large Intuition; Example of the Small Intuition; A Small Example of the Large Intuition
Control code
867050012
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 362 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781629486437
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867050012

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