In this episode we’re looking at the scientific literature to see if meditation really does improve attention or not. But first let’s talk about some guiding principles when looking at science research, science truth and science proof. Here at Science Meditations we’re going to have a motto about scientific research: One experiment doesn’t prove anything… Read More →
This episode looks at the effect technology is having on our attention and our thinking by turning to the work of Neil Postman. Neil Postman was a communications theorist and professor of media studies at New York University who garnered some fame with his 1985 book Amusing Ourselves to Death. His belief was that it… Read More →
We look at the history of the English word “attention” and the Sanskrit word “dhyana” and what their history means for us modern day meditators.