2020

Mindful Cranks Podcast 2020

http://www.mindfulcranks.com/episode-24-miguel-farias-the-buddha-pill/2020/4/30/episode-24-miguel-farias-the-buddha-pill-1?fbclid=IwAR2zoTPtDERQqG1npIZxylDQ-CLN_1lUmg2uacTyUDagkdexda7tvjSiIHw

 German Magazine Article 

2019

The Reading Lists Interview 2019

https://www.thereadinglists.com/miguel-farias-interview/

 

Podcast 45 Graus 2019 (in Portuguese)

https://www.publico.pt/2019/10/30/impar/noticia/podcast-quarenta-cinco-graus-miguel-farias-1891917

2018

New Scientist, Can Meditation Make us Nicer?
Huffington Post, Watching nature documentaries just as good as meditation for wellbeing 
The Guardian, Do meditators annoy you? Try meditating
Forbes, Will meditation make you a better person?

Visão Magazine, February 2018 (Portuguese version only)

O lado negro da meditacao Visao

2017

Newsweek article on religion and intuition, November 2017

http://www.newsweek.com/why-do-people-believe-god-new-research-says-were-not-born-believers-after-all-704741

CBC News on religion and the brain, November 2017

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/second-opinion-november-11-2017-1.4398138?cmp=rss

Daily Mail interview, November 2017

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5068227/Why-meditating-harm-good.html

Psychology Today article on Sam Harris, atheism and meditation, July 2017

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-science-belief/201707/am-i-illusion

Reader’s Digest piece on yoga, meditation and gene expression, July 2017

https://www.rd.com/health/wellness/yoga-health-benefits-change-genes/

Time magazine on gene expression and meditation, June 2017

http://time.com/4822302/yoga-meditation-genes-stress/

New Scientist on meditation and gene expression, June 2017

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2137595-mindfulness-and-meditation-dampen-down-inflammation-genes/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&campaign_id=RSS%7CNSNS

Consultant on new website about ‘Meditating in Safety’, May 2017

http://meditatinginsafety.org.uk

New review of The Buddha Pill, May 2017

https://secularismandnonreligion.org/articles/10.5334/snr.81/

Live Debate on Using Mindfulness with Children, April 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJiKLYY01Qs

Independent Article on mindfulness, January 2017 

https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/has-mindfulness-lost-its-mind-35365751.html

2016

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? 

2015

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 

2014

Scientific American, March 2014

How Science Mimics Faith

Yoga Lowers inmates aggression and anxiety

2013

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)

2008

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”

Videos:

Healing at Lourdes

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