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Mindfulness and psychological process.

Abstract:

The author reviews the articles in the Special Section on Mindfulness, starting from the assumption that emotions evolved as signaling systems that need to be sensitive to environmental contingencies. Failure to switch off emotion is due to the activation of mental representations of present, past, and future that are created independently of external contingencies. Mindfulness training can be seen as one way to teach people to discriminate such "simulations" from objects and contingencies as...

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10.1037/a0018360

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Williams, JM More by this author
Journal:
Emotion (Washington, D.C.)
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-7
Publication date:
2010-02-05
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EISSN:
1931-1516
ISSN:
1528-3542
URN:
uuid:9c094768-f262-4599-8048-4601171255f0
Source identifiers:
139711
Local pid:
pubs:139711

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