Fundamentals of mindfulness concepts have long existed in Western and Eastern cultures. Nevertheless, there are differences between Western understanding of mindfulness and Eastern conceptions. Furthermore, there is a variety of definitions of mindfulness both in Eastern and Western approaches. This subject introduces students to these historical and philosophical concepts such that they can be contrasted. Some applications of mindfulness such as the relationship between mindfulness and modern learning theory and its application to attention regulation training are also introduced.
School of Biomedical Sciences
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