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In press

Rahl, H.A., Lindsay, E.K., Brown, K.W., & Creswell, J.D. (in press). Brief mindfulness meditation training reduces mind-wandering: The critical role of acceptance training. Emotion. [personal use only pdf]

Berry, D. & Brown, K.W. (in press). Reducing separateness with presence: How mindfulness catalyzes intergroup prosociality. To appear in J. Karremans & E. Papies (Eds.), Mindfulness in social psychology. New York: Routledge.

2016

Brown, K.W. & Leary, M.R. (Eds., 2016). Oxford Handbook of Hypo-egoic Phenomena. New York: Oxford University Press. [Order]

Brown, K.W. & Leary, M.R. (2016). The emergence of research on hypo-egoic phenomena. In Brown, K.W. & Leary, M.R. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Hypo-egoic Phenomena. New York: Oxford University Press. [ Order]

Brown, K.W. Berry, D., & Quaglia, J. (2016). The hypo-egoic expression of mindfulness in social life. In Brown, K.W. & Leary, M.R. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Hypo-egoic Phenomena. New York: Oxford University Press. [Order]

Leary, M.R. & Brown, K.W. (2016). Dispositional hypo-egoicism: Insights Into the hypo-egoic person. In Brown, K.W. & Leary, M.R. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Hypo-egoic Phenomena. New York: Oxford University Press. [Order]

Way, B.M., Brown, K.W., Quaglia, J., McCain, N., & Taylor, S.E. (2016). Nonsynonymous HTR2C polymorphism predicts cortisol response to psychosocial stress II: Evidence from two samples. Psychoneuroendocrinology. DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.04.022. [personal use only pdf]

Arch, J., Landy, L., & Brown, K.W. (2016). Resilience- and vulnerability-based moderators of sympathetic nervous system responses to social stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 69, 35-40. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W., Kasser, T., Ryan, R., & Konow, J. (2016). Materialism, acquisition, and unpleasant affect: A multimethod investigation. Journal of Happiness Studies. DOI: 10.1007/s10902-015-9694-9. [personal use only pdf]

Quaglia, J., Braun, S., Freeman, S., McDaniel, M., & Brown, K.W. (2016). A meta-analysis of mindfulness measure performance in mindfulness-based interventions. Psychological Assessment. DOI: 10.1037/pas0000268. [personal use only pdf]

Arch, J.J., Brown, K.W., Goodman, R. J., Della Porta, M., Kiken, L., & Tillman, S. (2016). Enjoying food without caloric cost: The impact of mindfulness on eating outcomes. Behavior Research and Therapy, 29, 23-34. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W., Goodman, R. J., Ryan, R.M., & Anaalayo, B. (2016). Mindfulness enhances episodic memory performance: Evidence from a multi-method investigation. PloS ONE, 11: e0153309. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0153309. [personal use only pdf]

Creswell, J.D., Taren, A., Lindsay, E., Greco, C., Gianaros, P., Fairgrieve, A., Marsland, A.L., Brown, K.W., Way, B., Rosen, R., Ferris, J. (2016). Alterations in resting state functional connectivity link mindfulness meditation training with reduced interleukin-6: A randomized controlled trial. Biological Psychiatry. DOI:10.1016/j.biopsych.2016.01.008. [personal use only pdf]

2015

Brown, K.W., Creswell, J.D., & Ryan, R.M. (Eds.) (2015). Handbook of mindfulness: Theory, research, and practice . New York: Guilford. [Preview book] [Order]

Brown, K.W. , Creswell, J.D., & Ryan, R.M. (2015). The evolution of mindfulness research. In Brown, K.W., Creswell, J.D., & Ryan, R.M. (Eds.). Handbook of mindfulness: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 13-19). New York: Guilford.

Quaglia, J.T., Brown, K.W., Lindsay, E.K., Creswell, J.D., & Goodman, R.J. (2015). From conceptualization to operationalization of mindfulness. In Brown, K.W., Creswell, J.D., & Ryan, R.M. (Eds.). Handbook of mindfulness: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 179-199). New York: Guilford.

Brown, K. W. (2015). Mindfulness training to enhance positive functioning. In Brown, K.W., Creswell, J.D., & Ryan, R.M. (Eds.). Handbook of mindfulness: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 351-368). New York: Guilford.

Good, D. J., Lyddy, C. J., Glomb, T. M., Bono, J. E., Brown, K. W., Duffy, M. K., ... & Lazar, S. W. (2015). Contemplating mindfulness at work: An integrative review. Journal of Management. DOI: 0149206315617003. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W., Coogle, C., & Wegelin, J. (2015). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for caregivers of family members with early stage dementia. Aging and Mental Health. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1065790. [personal use only pdf]

Taren, A., Gianaros, P., Greco, C., Lindsay, E., Fairgrieve, A., Brown, K.W., Rosen, R., Ferris, J., Julson, E., Marsland, A., Bursley, J., Ramsburg, J., & Creswell, J.D. (2015). Mindfulness meditation training alters stress-related amygdala resting state functional connectivity: A randomized controlled trial. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsv066. [personal use only pdf]

Quaglia, J.T., Goodman, R.J., & Brown, K.W. (2015). Trait mindfulness predicts efficient top-down attention to and discrimination of facial expressions. Journal of Personality. DOI: 10.1111/jopy.12167. [personal use only pdf]

Quaglia, J.T., Goodman, R.J., & Brown, K.W. (2015). From mindful attention to social connection: The key role of emotion regulation. Cognition and Emotion. DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2014.988124. [personal use only pdf]

Kirk, U., Brown, K.W., & Downer, J. (2015). Mindfulness practitioners show attenuated neural activation to incentive delay: Evidence from brain imaging. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10, 752-759. [personal use only pdf]

Seema, R., Quaglia, J.T., Brown, K.W., Sircova, A., Baltin, A., Konstabel, K. (2015). The Estonian Mindful Attention Awareness Scale: Assessing mindfulness without a distinct linguistic present tense. Mindfulness, 6, 759-766. [personal use only pdf]

Visser, P., Hirsch, J., Brown, K.W., Ryan, R.M., & Moynihan, J. (2015). Components of sleep quality as mediators of the relationship between mindfulness and subjective vitality among older adults. Mindfulness, 6, 723-731. [personal use only pdf]

Goodman, R.J.,Quaglia, J. & Brown, K. W. (2015). Burning issues in dispositional mindfulness research. In B.D. Ostafin, M.D. Robinson & B.P. Meier (Eds.). Mindfulness and self-regulation (pp. 67-80). New York: Springer.

Brown, K.W. & Ryan, R.M. (2015). Facilitating healthy self-regulation from within and without: A Self-Determination Theory perspective. In P.A. Linley & S. Joseph (Eds.), Positive psychology in practice, revised ed (pp. 139-157). New York: Wiley.

2014

Creswell, J.D., Pacilio, L.E., Lindsay, E.K., & Brown, K.W. (2014). Brief mindfulness meditation training alters psychological and neuroendocrine responses to social evaluative stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 44, 1-12. [personal use only pdf]

Arch, J.J., Brown, K.W., Dean, D.J., Landy, L.N., Brown, K., & Laudenslager, M.L. (2014). Self-compassion training modulates alpha-amylase, heart rate variability, and subjective responses to social evaluative threat in women. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 42, 49-58. [personal use only pdf]

Kashdan, T.B., DeWall, C.N. .... & Brown, K.W. (2014). More than words: Contemplating death enhances positive emotional word use. Personality and Individual Differences, 71, 171-175. [personal use only pdf]

Blank, M., Brown, K.W., Goodman, R., & Eissenberg, T.E. (2014). An observational study of group waterpipe use in a natural environment. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 16, 93-99. [personal use only pdf]

2013

Brown, K.W., Goodman, R.J., & Inzlicht, M. (2013). Dispositional mindfulness and the attenuation of neural responses to emotional stimuli. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 8 , 93-99. [personal use only pdf]

Moynihan, J.A., Chapman, B.P., Klorman, R., Krasner, M.S., Brown, K.W., & Talbot, N.L. (2013). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for older adults: Effects on executive function, left-frontal brain activity, and immune function. Neuropsychobiology, 68, 34-43. [personal use only pdf]

Hoelzel, B.K., Hoge, E.A., Greve, D.N., Gard, T., Creswell, J.D., Brown, K.W., Barrett, L.F., Schwartz, C., Vaitl, D., & Lazar, S.W. (2013). Neural mechanisms of symptom improvements in generalized anxiety disorder following mindfulness training. NeuroImage: Clinical, 2 , 448-458. [personal use only pdf]

2012

Brown, K.W., Weinstein, N., & Creswell, J. D. (2012). Trait mindfulness modulates neuroendocrine and affective responses to social evaluative threat. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 37, 2037–2041. [personal use only pdf]

Deng, Y-Q., Li, S., Tang, Y-Y., Zhu, L-H., Ryan, R.M., & Brown, K.W. (2012). Psychometric properties of the Chinese translation of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS). Mindfulness, 3, 10-14. [personal use only pdf]

2011

Brown, K.W., West, A.M., Loverich, T.M., & Biegel, G.M. (2011). Assessing adolescent mindfulness: Validation of an adapted Mindful Attention Awareness Scale in adolescent normative and psychiatric populations. Psychological Assessment, 23, 1023-1033. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W. , Ryan, R.M., Loverich, T.M., Biegel, G.M., & West, A.M. (2011). Out of the armchair and into the streets: Measuring mindfulness advances knowledge and improves interventions: Reply to Grossman (2011). Psychological Assessment, 23, 1041-1046. [personal use only pdf]

Kashdan, T. B., Afram, A., Brown, K.W., Birnbeck, M., & Drvoshanov, M. (2011). Curiosity enhances the role of mindfulness in reducing existential threat. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 1227-1232. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W. & Holt, M. P. (2011). Experiential processing and the integration of bright and dark sides of the human psyche. In K. Sheldon, T. Kashdan, & M. Steger (Eds.), Designing the future of positive psychology: Taking stock and moving forward (pp. 147-159). Oxford University Press. [personal use only pdf]

Shapiro, S.L., Brown, K.W., & Astin, J.A. (2011). Toward the integration of meditation into higher education: A review of research evidence. Teachers College Record, 113, 493- 528.

Shapiro, S.L., Brown, K.W., Thoresen, C., & Plante, T.G. (2011) The moderation of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction effects by trait mindfulness: Results from a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 267-77. [personal use only pdf]

2010

Niemiec, C.P., Brown, K.W., Kashdan, T., Cozzolino, P.J., Breen, W., Levesque, C., & Ryan, R.M. (2010). Being present in the face of existential threat: The role of trait mindfulness in reducing defensive responses to mortality salience. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 344-365. [personal use only pdf]

Ryan, R.M., Weinstein, N., Bernstein, J., Brown, K.W., Mastella, L., & Gagne, M. (2010). Vitalizing effects of being outdoors and in nature. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 30, 159-168. [personal use only pdf]

Sahdra, B.K., Shaver, P.R., & Brown, K.W. (2010). The Non-Attachment Scale. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92, 116-127. [personal use only pdf]

Ryan, R.M., Bernstein, J., & Brown, K.W. (2010). Weekends, work and well-being: Psychological need satisfactions and day of the week effects on mood, vitality and physical symptoms. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 29, 95-122. [personal use only pdf]

2009

Biegel, G., Brown, K.W., Shapiro, S.E., & Schubert, C. (2009). Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction for adolescent psychiatric outpatients: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 855-866. [personal use only pdf]

Cordon, S.L., Brown, K.W., & Gibson, P.R. (2009). The role of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on perceived stress: Preliminary evidence for the moderating role of attachment style. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 23, 258-269. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W., Kasser, T., Linley, P.A., Ryan, R.M., & Orzich, K. (2009). When what one has is enough: Mindfulness, desire discrepancies, and subjective well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 727-736. [personal use only pdf]

Kasser, T. & Brown, K.W. (2009). A scientific approach to voluntary simplicity. In C. Andrews & W. Urbanska (Eds.), Less is more: Embracing simplicity in troubled times (pp. 35-40). Gabriola Island, BC: New Society. [personal use only pdf]

Weinstein, N., Brown, K.W., & Ryan, R.M. (2009). A multimethod examination of the effects of mindfulness on stress attribution, coping, and emotional well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 374-385. [personal use only pdf]

Orzich, K., Shapiro, S.E., Brown, K.W., & McKay, M. (2009). Intensive mindfulness training-related changes in cognitive and emotional experience. Journal of Positive Psychology, 4, 212-222. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W. & Cordon, S.L. (2009). Toward a phenomenology of mindfulness: Subjective experience and emotional correlates. In F. Didonna (Ed.), Clinical handbook of mindfulness (pp. 59-81). New York: Springer. [personal use only pdf]

2008

Brown, K.W., Ryan, R.M., Creswell, J.D., & Niemiec, C.P. (2008). Beyond Me: Mindful responses to social threat. In H.A. Wayment & J.J. Bauer (Eds.), Transcending self-interest: Psychological explorations of the quiet ego (pp. 75-84). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. [personal use only pdf]

Niemiec, C.P. Ryan, R.M., & Brown, K.W. (2008). The role of awareness and autonomy in quieting the ego: A Self-determination Theory perspective. In H.A. Wayment & J.J. Bauer (Eds.), Transcending self-interest: Psychological explorations of the quiet ego (pp. 107-115). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. [personal use only pdf]

2007

Brown, K.W., Ryan, R.M., & Creswell, J.D. (2007). Mindfulness: Theoretical foundations and evidence for its salutary effects. Psychological Inquiry, 18, 211-237. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W., Ryan, R.M., & Creswell, J.D. (2007). Addressing fundamental questions about mindfulness. Psychological Inquiry, 18, 272-281. [personal use only pdf]

Levesque, C. & Brown, K.W. (2007). Mindfulness as a moderator of the effect of implicit motivational self-concept on day-to-day behavioral motivation. Motivation and Emotion, 31, 284–299. [personal use only pdf]

Barnes, S., Brown, K.W., Krusemark, E., Campbell, W.K., & Rogge, R. (2007). The role of mindfulness in romantic relationship satisfaction and responses to relationship stress. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33, 482-500. [personal use only pdf]

Lakey, C.E., Campbell, W.K., Brown, K.W. & Goodie, A.S. (2007). Dispositional mindfulness as a predictor of the severity of gambling outcomes. Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 1698-1710. [personal use only pdf]

Ryan, R.M., Brown, K.W., & Creswell, J.D. (2007). How integrative is attachment theory? Unpacking the meaning and significance of felt security. Psychological Inquiry, 18, 177-182. [personal use only pdf]

Shapiro, S.L., Brown, K.W. & Biegel, G. (2007). Teaching self-care to caregivers: The effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on the mental health of therapists in ining. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 1, 105-115. [personal use only pdf]

2006

Brown, K. W. & Ryan, R. M. (2006). Multilevel modeling of motivation: A Self determination Theory analysis of basic psychological needs. In A. D. Ong & M. van Dulmen (Eds.), Oxford handbook of methods in positive psychology (pp. 1158-1183). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. [personal use only pdf]

Ryan, R.M. & Brown, K.W. (2006). What is optimal self esteem? The cultivation and consequences of contingent versus true self esteem as viewed from the Self determination Theory perspective. In M. Kernis (Ed.), Self esteem: Issues and Answers (pp.125-131). New York: Psychology Press. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W. & Ryan, R.M. (2006). Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (ONLINE). Abstract from: Ovid Technologies, HaPI item 239525.

Brown, K.W. & Ryan, R.M. (2006). Health Visit Frequency Questionnaire (ONLINE). Abstract from: Ovid Technologies, HaPI item 239552.

Brown, K.W. & Ryan, R.M. (2006). Meditation Practices Survey (ONLINE). Abstract from: Ovid Technologies, HaPI item 239553.

2005

Brown, K.W. & Kasser, T. (2005). Are psychological and ecological well being compatible? The role of values, mindfulness, and lifestyle. Social Indicators Research, 74, 349-368. [personal use only pdf]

Ryan, R.M. & Brown, K.W. (2005). Legislating competence: High stakes testing policies and their relations with psychological theory and research. In A. Elliot & C. Dweck (Eds.), Handbook of competence and motivation (pp. 354-374). NY: Guilford. [personal use only pdf]

Carlson, L.E. & Brown, K.W. (2005). Validation of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale in a cancer population. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58, 29-33. [personal use only pdf]

2004

Brown, K.W. & Ryan, R.M. (2004). Perils and promise in defining and measuring mindfulness: Observations from experience. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 11, 242-248. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W. & Ryan, R.M. (2004). Fostering healthy self regulation from within and without: A Self Determination Theory perspective. In P.A. Linley & S. Joseph (Eds.), Positive psychology in practice (pp. 105-124). New York: Wiley. [personal use only pdf]

2003

Brown, K.W. & Ryan, R.M. (2003). The benefits of being present: Mindfulness and its role in psychological well being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 822-848. [personal use only pdf]

Ryan, R.M. & Brown, K.W. (2003). Why we don't need self esteem: On fundamental needs, contingent love, and mindfulness. Psychological Inquiry, 14, 71-76. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W., Levy, A.R., Rosberger, Z., & Edgar, L. (2003). Psychological distress and cancer survival: A follow up 10 years after diagnosis. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, 636-643. [personal use only pdf]

Kasser, T. & Brown, K.W. (2003). On time, happiness, and ecological footprints. In J. de Graaf (Ed.), Take back your time: Fighting overwork and time poverty in America (pp. 107 112). San Francisco, CA: Berrett Koehler. [personal use only pdf]

1998

Brown, K.W. & Moskowitz, D.S. (1998). Dynamic stability of behavior: The rhythms of our interpersonal lives. Journal of Personality, 66, 105-134. [personal use only pdf]

Brown, K.W. & Moskowitz, D.S. (1998). It's a function of time: A review of the process approach to behavioral medicine research. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 20, 1-11. [personal use only pdf]

1997

Brown, K.W. & Moskowitz, D.S. (1997). Does unhappiness make you sick? The role of affect and neuroticism in the experience of common physical symptoms. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 907 917. [personal use only pdf]

Moskowitz, D.S., Brown, K.W., & Coté, S. (1997). Reconceptualizing stability: Using time as a psychological dimension. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 5, 127-131. [personal use only pdf]