Resources

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Our Documents

Manifesto draft: “Contemplative Scientific Collaboration: An Invitation” (current version: 0.67)

Our Presentations

Talk + discussion at University of Graz: “Contemplative Collaboration: a vision for a mindful academic culture” (July 4th, 2019)

Poster at ISCR 2018 (International Symposium for Contemplative Research)

Poster at ESRI 2017 (Mind & Life Europe Summer Research Institute) – available upon request

Poster at ESRI 2016 (Mind & Life Europe Summer Research Institute)

Slides at ISCS 2016 (International Symposium for Contemplative Studies) – available upon request

Related Conferences

CSS 2019 (Mind & Life Europe – Contemplative Science Symposium)

ISCR 2018 (International Symposium for Contemplative Research)

ISCS 2016 (International Symposium for Contemplative Studies)

Organisations

CERN and the ATLAS Experiment

Mind & Life Institute

Mind & Life Europe

Mindfulness Research Collaborative

Center for Contemplative Mind in Society

Contemplative Life

Recommended Publications

Editorial: A kinder research culture is possible. Nature 574, 5–6 (2019). October 2019.

Collection: Publish or perish for PhD students?. Nature Human Behavior 3(10) (2019). October 2019.

Editorial: The cooperative human. Nature Human Behavior 2(7), 427–428 (2018). July 2018.

Collection: Focus on cooperation. Articles from Nature Human Behaviour and Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Special Issue: Mindfulness. Current Opinion in Psychology 28 (2019). August 2019.

Paper: Investigating the phenomenological matrix of mindfulness-related practices from a neurocognitive perspective (Lutz A, Jha AP, Dunne JD, Saron CD). Am Psychol 70(7), 632–658 (2015).

Paper: Mind the Hype: A Critical Evaluation and Prescriptive Agenda for Research on Mindfulness and Meditation (Van Dam NT, van Vugt MK, Vago DR, Schmalzl L, Saron CD, Olendzki A, Meissner T, Lazar SW, Kerr CE, Gorchov J, Fox KCR, Field BA, Britton WB, Brefczynski-Lewis JA, Meyer DE). Perspectives on Psychological Science 13(1), 36–61 (2018).

Paper response: Outstanding Challenges in Scientific Research on Mindfulness and Meditation (Davidson RJ, Dahl CJ). Perspectives on Psychological Science 13(1), 62–65 (2018).

Paper response: Reiterated Concerns and Further Challenges for Mindfulness and Meditation Research: A Reply to Davidson and Dahl (Van Dam NT, van Vugt MK, Vago DR, Schmalzl L, Saron CD, Olendzki A, Meissner T, Lazar SW, Gorchov J, Fox KCR, Field BA, Britton WB, Brefczynski-Lewis JA, Meyer DE). Perspectives on Psychological Science 13(1), 66–69 (2018).

Paper: Defining Contemplative Science: The Metacognitive Self-Regulatory Capacity of the Mind, Context of Meditation Practice and Modes of Existential Awareness (Dorjee D). Frontiers in psychology 7, 1788 (2016).

Recommended Other Media

Book: Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC (Boisot M, Nordberg M, Yami S, Nicquevert B)