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This article introduces this special issue on the assessment of mindfulness and other related constructs. The need for refinements in self-report methods and the development of more objective performance-based methods for mindfulness is widely recognized. The six articles in this special issue move the field in these directions. Three of the articles expand the understanding of self-report instruments; the other three describe promising laboratory-based tasks. The articles here show that the assessment of mindfulness and related variables is an active and productive area, with interesting new findings emerging at a high rate. (PsycINFO Database Record

Original publication

DOI

10.1037/pas0000309

Type

Journal article

Journal

Psychol Assess

Publication Date

07/2016

Volume

28

Pages

787 - 790

Keywords

Humans, Mindfulness, Psychological Tests, Self Report