Study participants were taught to identify their triggers for overeating instead of using self-criticism as their source of motivation.
A petition says the "Buddhist" practise is dangerous, but companies behind the mindfulness programmes say they help kids with resilience and self-control.
These results are preliminary, but the researchers planned on doing a longer, larger study with funding from the NIH.
"Our research findings are a far cry from many popular claims..."
A new study demonstrates the close correlation between heart and brain that results from mindfulness, and provides a novel way to study it.
Lying in at the weekend is not particularly restorative, researchers found.
What 10 days of silence can do for your brain.