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1. Mindfulness meditation improves cognition: evidence of brief mental trainingZeidan FJohnson SKDiamond BJDavid ZGoolkasian P.  Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA

2. The effects of brief mindfulness meditation training on experimentally induced pain. Zeidan FGordon NSMerchant JGoolkasian P.Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA.

3. Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density. H√∂lzel BKCarmody JVangel MCongleton CYerramsetti SMGard TLazar SW.  Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

4. Can meditation slow rate of cellular aging? Cognitive stress, mindfulness, and telomeres.  Epel EDaubenmier JMoskowitz JTFolkman SBlackburn E.  University of California San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco, California 94143, USA

5. A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation versus relaxation training: effects on distress, positive states of mind, rumination, and distraction.Jain SShapiro SLSwanick SRoesch SCMills PJBell ISchwartz GE.  SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program, Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA 92103-0804, USA

6. Intensive meditation training, immune cell telomerase activity, and psychological mediatorsJacobs TLEpel ESPsychoneuroendocrinology. 2010 Oct 29.

7.Impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction training on intrinsic brain connectivity. Kilpatrick LASuyenobu BYSmith SRBueller JAGoodman TCreswell JDTillisch KMayer EANaliboff BD. Center for Neurobiology of Stress, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

8. Antidepressant monotherapy vs sequential pharmacotherapy and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, or placebo, for relapse prophylaxis in recurrent depressionSegal ZVBieling PYoung TMacQueen GCooke RMartin LBloch RLevitan RD.  Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada

9. Mindfulness-based eating awareness training for treating binge eating disorder: the conceptual foundation.  Kristeller JLWolever RQ.  Department of Psychology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809, USA.

10. Pilot study: Mindful Eating and Living (MEAL): weight, eating behavior, and psychological outcomes associated with a mindfulness-based intervention for people with obesity. Dalen JSmith BWShelley BMSloan ALLeahigh LBegay D.Oregon Research Institute, Center for Family and Adolescent Research, Albuquerque, NM 87102, United States.  

11. Attention regulation and monitoring in meditation. Antoine Lutz, Heleen A. Slagter, John D. Dunne, and Richard J. Davidson, Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA

12. How do you feel? Interoception: the sense of the physiological condition of the body. Nature Reviews Neuroscience. Craig AD.