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Quirks & Quarks
The science of mindfulness
We look at the scientific claims in the name of meditation.
Posted: Jan 13, 2017 5:11 PM ET | Last Updated: January 13, 2017
Quirks and Quarks
The Science of Mindfulness
A foreign election observer, together with Sri Lankan citizens, meditate during a special public meditation and prayer gathering organised for a peaceful election in Colombo on January 24, 2010. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)
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