Mindfulness and Its Relationship to Emotional Regulation

This article investigates the effect of mindfulness on young adult emotional regulation. In this study, young adult participants reported their current emotional experiences six times per day during a one-week period on a Palm Pilot device. The researchers found self-reported mindfulness is related to effective emotional regulation. Mindfulness ratings were negatively related to various individual emotional liabilities.



Hill, C. L., & Updegraff, J. A. (2012). Mindfulness and its relationship to emotional regulation. Emotion, 21, 81-90.