Texas Tech University

Science says mindfulness meditation does help cut back smoking

Business Insider Australia

July 31, 2015

Business Insider Australia - Mindfulness meditation can help smokers quit by strengthening their self control, according to the latest research.

The latest study, by Texas Tech University and University of Oregon researchers, is reported in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences.


"The students changed their smoking behaviour but were not aware of it," says lead study author Yi-Yuan Tang, a Professor of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech.

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