BBC Radio 4 programme based on the Buddha Pill, March 2016

Mindfulness and Madness


Australian National Radio interview with Dr Rachel Kohn, March 2016

How Good is Yoga, TM and Mindfulness?


The Spetactor, March 2016

What mindfulness gurus don’t tell you


Southern California Radio Debate with Dr David Creswell, February 2016

Blendle magazine, January 2016 (Dutch version only)


The Guardian, January 2016

Is mindfulness making us ill? 





Kindred Spirit, December 2015

The Buddha Pill 


Sábado Magazine, December 2015 (Portuguese version only)

Meditation can Increase Anxiety. 


Activa Magazine, December 2015 (Portuguese version only)

Activa interview


The Telegraph, October 2015

Mindfulness backlash. 


Huffington Post,  June 2015

The Conversation, June 2015

Mindfulness has lost its Buddhist roots


The Independent  21 May 2015 

Jornal I   23 May 2015 (portuguese version only)

 Pain and Religion 



Scientific American, March 2014

How Science Mimics Faith

Yoga Lowers inmates aggression and anxiety



BBC News, September 2013

How Yoga is helping prisoners stay calm


New Scientist, June 12 2013

Atheists turn to science during times of stress

Featured on Science, June 7 2013

Fear of Death Makes People Into Believers (of Science)



The Guardian, October 1 2008

Pain, Faith and the Virgin Mary


New Scientist, September 29 2008:

How the Virgin Mary eased the Pain


Público, October 2008 (Portuguese version only)

Neurosciences of religion


The Daily Telegraph, September 28 2008:

Belief in God can “really relieve Pain”





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