Date of Award
MA - Master of Arts
Dr. Melissa Jean
Dr. Andrew Olendzki
While an abundance of research exists on various aspects of meditation, relatively few studies explore interpersonal practice. Those that do often explore the outcome of mindfulness where an individual practitioner applies mindfulness in a relational context. However, there is a lack of research into interpersonal practice involving intersubjective awareness with two or more practitioners engaging in synchronous interpersonal practice. In addition, while research into the consistently growing field of online meditation practice is expanding, studies examining interpersonal meditation practices taking place online are few and far between. In response to this situation, the following thesis explores existing studies on interpersonal practice incorporating digital applications, while looking closely at online Social Noting Meditation as a means of cultivating intersubjective awareness and the sensed experience of social connection.
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Carter, Jennifer, "Social Noting Meditation: Social Connection and Intersubjective Awareness Through Online Interpersonal Practice" (2023). Mindfulness Studies Theses. 84.