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Correlation between Mindfulness and Mind Reading in the Eye
Vahid Nejati , Abbas Zabihzadeh, Mohamadreza Nikfarjam, Ali Pournaghdali, Zohre Naderi
shahid beheshti , Vhdnejati@yahoo
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  Background: Mind reading is a social cognitive ability and mindfulness is a self-regulatory guidance of attention to task. The purpose of present study is to evaluate the correlation between mind reading and mindfulness.

  Materials and Method: Forty subjects were participated in this cross-sectional study. Mean age was 21.5 years. Each of participants completed mindfulness questionnaire and neuropsychologic test of mind reading from the eye. Pearson correlation test is used for evaluation of the correlation.

  Results: Findings show significant correlation between mindfulness and mindreading. Also those findings showed a significant correlation between mind reading in the self and others eyes (p<0.05) .

  Conclusion: Similar nature and neural substrate of mindfulness and mind reading may be a reason for their correlation. Mindfulness can be considered as proper predictor of mind reading. Also neural base of mind reading in the self and others eyes are the same. [ZJRMS, 2012 14(1): 37-42 ]



Keywords: Psychiatry, psychology, mind, mindfulness, cognition
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry
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nejati V, zabihzadeh A, nikfarjam M, pournaghdali A, naderi Z. Correlation between Mindfulness and Mind Reading in the Eye . ZJRMS. 2012; 14 (1) :37-42
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