Mindfulness Mechanisms and Methods Meeting October 5-6, 2023

M4 is a
 scientific conference bringing together an interdisciplinary group of individuals to inspire mindfulness research using advanced cognitive neuroscience tools and technology.

Meeting Topics

DAY 1: October 5, 2023 

Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness

• Neurophenomenological Approaches

• Theoretical Frameworks

• Network Neuroscience

• Modeling and Decoding Brain States

• Real-Time Neurofeedback Training

• Neurotechnology and Neurostimulation

DAY 2: October 6, 2023

Broader Methodological Issues & Implications

• Measuring Mindfulness: Challenges & Solutions

• Integrating Meditation Research and Practice

• Integrating Commercial Apps with Research

• Diversifying Mindfulness

Confirmed Speakers:

Julianna Raye

Shinzen Young

Jay Sanguinetti, Ph.D.

David Creswell, Ph.D.

Todd Braver, Ph.D.

Clemens Bauer, M.D., Ph.D.

Amit Bernstein, Ph.D.

Aviva Berkovich-Ohana, Ph.D.

Judson Brewer, M.D., Ph.D.

Shamil Chandaria, Ph.D.

Kalina Christoff, Ph.D.

Kathryn Devaney, Ph.D.

Norm Farb, Ph.D.

Amishi Jha, Ph.D.

Sara Lazar, Ph.D.

Jarrod Lewis-Peacock, Ph.D.

Rhonda Magee, J.D.

Ruchika Prakash, Ph.D.

Lucina Uddin, Ph.D.

Tor Wager, Ph.D.

Travel Awards

Student researchers studying topics related to mindfulness and science-oriented mindfulness practitioners are encouraged to apply for a travel award to attend the meeting in St. Louis (application deadline: March 31, 2023).


This meeting is made possible by funding support from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (R13 AT011981), with matching funds from Washington University, Arts & Sciences, Psychological & Brain Sciences, and the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience.

For more information and to register, please visit:  https://www.mindfulnessmechanisms.org/