NEW438H1: Research Methods in Mindfulness Meditation

Hours: 
24L

Critically evaluates the empirical research literature relevant to the study of mindfulness meditation.  Conceptual, methodological and interpretive limitations of the scientific literature are discussed.  Comparisons between the scientific models of mindfulness meditation and Buddhist descriptions will be made.

Prerequisite: 

a statistics course (e.g. PSY201H1, SOC202H1, STA220H1)

Exclusion: 

NEW338H1 (taken 2009 or earlier)

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)