2021-2022 Graduate Academic Catalog

GMIND 6042 Mindfulness: Practice, Theory, and Science

This course engages students in the theory and practice of mindfulness through both academic study and experiential learning. Students engage in several forms of mindfulness practice, read and discuss the movement’s foundational literature, become familiar with the brain structures and processes relevant to the practice of meditation, and review some of the scientific studies of mindfulness. Students also focus on the application of these ideas and practices in their daily, academic, and professional lives.