This talk by Philippe Goldin examines the effect of mindfulness meditation practice on the brain systems in which psychological functions such as attention, emotional reactivity, emotion regulation, and self-view are instantiated.

In this article, Dr. Kageyama outlines the principles of deliberate practice for musicians seeking to improve their onstage performance. These same principles apply to the process of deliberate practice and training in the context of leadership and emotional intelligence competencies.

Scientists have long been trying to understand what enables some people to develop expertise in a field while others remain only average. The difference is due to what scientists have identified as something called "deliberate practice."

Have you ever wondered how exactly mindfulness meditation works?  What mental capabilities are being trained?  Which parts of the brain are being activated?  In this review paper, the authors present a summary of the underlying mechanisms of mindfulness meditation.