Why Is It So Hard to Pay Attention, or Is It? Mindfulness, the Factors of Awakening and Reward-Based Learning
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KeywordsOperant Conditioning Mindfulness Training Mindfulness Practice Experienced Meditator Sensual Pleasure
We would like to thank Leigh Brasington, Alice Brewer, Nikolai Haylay, Bill Hale, Stephanie Hertz, and Mahri Leonard-Fleckman for feedback on the manuscript. This work was funded by the following grants: NIDA K12-DA00167, 1R03DA029163-01A1, and the US Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC).
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