Di seguito alcuni studi, tratti dalla letteratura scientifica, che dimostrano l'efficacia della mindfulness
*Holzel BK, Carmody J, Vangel M, Congleton C, Yerramsetti SM, Gard T, Lazar SW. “Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density”. Psychiatric Research: Neuroimaging. 2010
*Farb NAS, Segal ZV, Mayberg H, Bean J, McKeon D, Fatima Z, Anderson AK. “Attending to the present: mindfulness meditation reveals distinct neural modes of self-references”. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 2007.
*Rosenkranz MA, Davidson RJ, MacCoon DG, Sheridan JF, Kalin NH, Lutz A. “A comparison of mindfulness-based stress reduction ad an active control in modulation of neurogenic inflammation”. Brain, Behaviour, and Immunity. 2013.
*Davidson RJ, Kabat-Zinn J, Schumacher J, Rosenkranz MA, Muller D, Santorelli SF, Urbanowski R, Harrington A, Bonus K, Sheridan JF. “Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation”. Pscyhosomatic Medicine. 2003.
*Creswell JD, Irwin MR, Burklund LJ, Lieberman MD, Arevalo JMG, MaJ, Breen EC, Cole SW. “Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction training reduces loneliness and pro-inflammatory gene expression in older adults: A small randomized controlled trial”. Brain, Behaviour and Immunity. 2012