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New study by UB researchers demonstrates the surprising downsides of mindfulness, while also offering easy ways to minimize those consequences ─ both of which have practical implications for mindfulness training.
UB psychologist identifies a connectivity fingerprint suggesting that the brain’s reading network is at work across cognitive domains. “Reading affects everything,” he says.
Research by UB sociologist suggests that self-reported experiences of unfair police treatment are associated with a range of social-psychological and behavioral consequences.
Although making decisions quickly appears effortless compared to interminable scrutinizing of choices, UB research says it may be a sign of avoiding discomfort.
Three-year study will use advanced techniques to measure the nervous system and better understand the role of early family and peer adversity in the development of school readiness.
New study has identified how specific communication among different brain regions, known as brain connectivity, can serve as a biomarker for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
From celebrating the life of a Buffalo civil rights activist to resurrecting a mammoth’s broken genes, here are stories from the work of UB researchers in a difficult year.
When it comes to “not sweating the small stuff,” mindfulness has its limitations, say UB researchers.
Du Bois actively engaged and incorporated non-racist natural science as part of his emancipatory struggles.
UB psychologist Mark Seery says instead of trying to avoid election-related stress, it's possible to think about and approach stress differently.
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