Symposia: 221/94 - When and why mindfulness is an adaptive toolkit

Wednesday 5 July
11.10 - 12.50 h.
Machuca
Why is mindfulness adaptive? This symposium will discuss how mindfulness changes the negative impact of ambivalence, uncertainty, or a negative future prospect on emotions. It also debates when is it reasonable to expect mindfulness to result in healthier behaviour.

 

Chair
Gabriela Jiga-Boy
Senior lecturer. Department of Psychology. Swansea University. Swansea. United Kingdom.

 

221/9401 Mindfulness influences how people experience attitudinal ambivalence

(1) Haddock, Geoffrey; (2) Foad, Colin; (3) Windsor-Shellard, Ben

(1) Professor. School of Psychology. Cardiff University. Cardiff. UK; (2) Lecturer. School of Psychology. Cardiff University. Cardiff. UK; (3) Graduate student. School of Psychology. Cardiff University. Cardiff. UK

221/9402 Exploring the link between mindfulness and the experience of uncertainty

(1) Adarves-Yorno, Inmaculada; (2) Mahdon, Michelle; (3) Schueltke, Leonie

(1) Senior lecturer. University of Exeter Business School. Exeter. UK; (2) Associate Research Fellow. University of Exeter Business School. Exeter. UK; (3) Intern. University of Exeter Business School. Exeter. UK

221/9403 Assessing the links among mindfulness, attentional control, and eating behaviour

(1) Vaughan, Karis; (2) Haddock, Geoffrey

(1) Graduate student. School of Psychology. Cardiff University. Cardiff. UK; (2) Professor. School of Psychology. Cardiff University. Cardiff. UK

221/9404 Mindful future thinking: Does trait mindfulness change the effects of self-distancing on anticipated negative emotions?

(1) Ashton, Holly; (2) Jiga-Boy, Gabriela

(1) Postgraduate student. Department of Psychology. Swansea University. Swansea. UK; (2) Senior lecturer. Department of Psychology. Swansea University. Swansea. UK

221/9405 Discussion

(1) Hopthrow, Timothy

(1) Senior lecturer. School of Psychology. University of Kent. Canterbury. UK