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Are Mindfulness and Mind-Wandering Opposite Constructs?: It depends on how Mindfulness is Conceptualised

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posted on 17.02.2022, 18:37 by Lakshmi SomarajuLakshmi Somaraju, Elizabeth C Temple, Bernadine Cocks, Lewis A Bizo

Participants (N = 552) were recruited by Qualtrics®, mainly from the USA (%), India (%), and Australia (%), with ages ranging from 18-94 years (M = 54.06 years, SD = 15.87). All participants were either non-meditators or had less than one year’s experience at meditation. They comprised 330 (60%) females and 222 (40%) males. Participants were presented with an anonymous online questionnaire. By clicking on the questionnaire URL were presented with a Participant Information Sheet and an Online Implied Consent form. Those who continued to the questionnaire were asked to provide demographic information and complete the scales that measured mindfulness and mind-wandering.

Funding

Commonwealth of Australia

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Declaration of conflicts of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest nor competing interests.

Corresponding author email

lsomaraj@myune.edu.au

Lead author country

Australia

Lead author job role

PhD Student

Lead author institution

University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia

Human Participants

No

Ethics statement

Ethics approval was granted by the University of New England, Australia (approval number: HE 18-040). Participants were provided with information about the study and then required to indicate consent prior to participating.

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