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The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness

Amanda Ie (Editor), Christelle T. Ngnoumen (Editor), Ellen J. Langer (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-29487-1
1240 pages
April 2014, Wiley-Blackwell
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The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness brings together the latest multi-disciplinary research on mindfulness from a group of international scholars, in a comprehensive  2-volume set

  • Examines the origins and key theories of the two dominant Western approaches to mindfulness
  • Compares, contrasts, and integrates insights from the social psychological and Eastern-derived perspectives
  • Discusses the implications for mindfulness across a range of fields, including consciousness and cognition, education, creativity, leadership and organizational behavior, law, medical practice and therapy, well-being, and sports
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Author Information

Amanda Ie is a researcher in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University (PhD from Harvard University; BSc from Brown University). Her research interests include thought suppression, intrusive thought contents, mindfulness, and multitasking.

Christelle Ngnoumen is a doctoral student and researcher in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University (B.A. Brown University). Her research explores the mindlessness of stereotyping, implicit social cognition, and face perception.

Ellen Langer is Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and widely considered to be the “mother” of mindfulness. She is the recipient of four distinguished scientist awards, a Guggenheim Fellowship, among a host of other honors, and has authored over 200 research articles on mindfulness and topics such as perceived control, aging, learning, and decision-making. She is the author of 11 books, including Mindfulness (1990); The Power of Mindful Learning (1997); On Becoming an Artist: Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity (2007); and most recently, Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility (2009).

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“Overall, the Handbook is comprehensive, exhaustive, and designed to promote the “cultivation of thought to create flourishing and meaningful life” (p. 1,127). Who could ask for more?” PsycCritiques, July 2015

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