Synchronizing Brains Through Lovingkindness Meditation

Mind and Life Institute
Date Range: 
18 Dec 2014 to 15 Dec 2018
Principal Investigators: 

We aim to enhance mutual social support during dyadic conversation and subsequent relationship satisfaction by using lovingkindness meditation. Furthermore, we will investigate the neurocognitive mechanisms of lovingkindness meditation by examining the mediating role of speaker listener neural coupling as a neural index of successful communication.