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The MWS Podcast 83: Ellen Langer on Mindful Learning and the Power of Possibility

Our guest today is Ellen Langer, a professor of psychology at Harvard University and the first woman ever to be tenured in psychology at Harvard. Her studies include the illusion of control, decision-making, ageing and mindfulness theory and she has often been described as the mother of mindfulness. She has written many books including the best selling, Mindfulness, The Power of Mindful Learning, On Becoming an Artist: Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity; Counterclockwise and the Wiley Mindfulness Handbook . She’s going to talk to us today about mindfulness, mindful health, mindful learning and the power of possibility.

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The Power of Mindful Learning by Ellen J. Langer

A new review is now up of a great and highly readable pieceThe Power of Mindful Learning of psychology by Ellen Langer. Langer’s use of ‘mindful’ is much wider than normal today, and refers to provisionality and the recognition of uncertainty – core elements of the Middle Way. Click here to read the review.