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December 1, 2023 by

Free Mindfulness Game

One of the more valuable skills gained from an 8-week MBSR course is the ability to see one’s involuntary thoughts as generally irrelevant but distracting brain activity that does not come from any kind of “true self” inside.
A research group at UVA is testing three different versions of of a highly interactive open-awareness (vs breath-focused) game to help people train their brains to recognize and simply ignore (vs try to suppress) involuntary thoughts they personally classify as distracting or unhelpful, while remaining mindfully awake and aware in the present moment.

Here is the link to a 90 second-video with more information:

Participate in UVA Mindfulness Research

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