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Does mindfulness practice help to increase attention and memory?

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Keywords: mindfulness, mind wandering, attention, prospective memory, attentional resources, well-ness, memory, psychology There have been a lot of claims for mindfulness, including increased resourcefulness, low levels of anxiety, increased attentional capability, lower levels of mind wandering and better levels of memory, for example. However, the amount of rigorous research looking at some of these claims […]

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The Oxford Review Vol 3 Number 4

The Oxford Review Vol 3 Number 4

In this month’s Oxford Review: How person-organisation fit impacts turnover intentions The effect of educational video on student engagement, critical thinking and learning The dynamics of victimisation Performance management in lean organisations – what actually works? Is CBT a clinically effective intervention in work settings? A new clinical study How to develop longer-lasting and higher […]

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How our perceptions affect our well-being

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Keywords: cognitive outlook, perceptions, attention, well-being, emotion, optimism, positive emotions, negative emotions, pessimism, memory, self-esteem, self-determination, attributional style, ruminative style Our cognitive outlook and perceptions, or how we construe things, can have a significant impact on a range of outcomes. For example, people with a generally positive outlook tend to have higher satisfaction ratings for […]

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How our cognitive outlook and perceptions affect our well-being – new study

cognitive outlook and perceptions

Our cognitive outlook and perceptions, or how we construe things, can have a significant impact on a range of outcomes. For example, people with a generally positive outlook tend to have higher satisfaction ratings for things like relationships, family, job etc. Additionally, as you would expect, people with a more positive take on things tend […]

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