About AMRA

The American Mindfulness Research Association (AMRA) was founded in 2013. Our mission is to support empirical and conceptual efforts to: (1) establish an evidence base for the process, practice, and construct of mindfulness; (2) promote best evidence-based standards for the use of mindfulness research and its applications; and (3) facilitate discovery and professional development through grant giving.

AMRA serves as a professional resource to the sciences and humanities, practice communities, and the broader public on mindfulness from the perspective of contemplative practice.
AMRA…Informing mindfulness research and practice.


News

  • Scope of mindfulness activity in American medical schools

Scope of mindfulness activity in American medical schools

Posted 11.28.2016 | by AMRA

While anecdotal evidence suggests that an increasing number of medical students and physicians are gaining exposure to mindfulness-related concepts and practices, there have been no formal surveys of the extent […]

  • Mindful eating of sweets boosts food enjoyment and mood

Mindful eating of sweets boosts food enjoyment and mood

Posted 10.25.2016 | by AMRA

Who doesn’t love chocolate? It’s one of the world’s most craved after foods due to its combined taste, pleasant physiologic effects, and past association with pleasant social events and youthful […]

Latest Research

November 2016 articles added to the AMRA database. Search the AMRA database here.

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