Schmalzl, L., Powers, C., Zanesco, A. P., Yetz, N., Groessl, E. J., & Saron, C. D. (2018). The effect of movement-focused and breath-focused yoga practice on stress parameters and sustained attention: A randomized controlled pilot study. Consciousness and Cognition, 65, 109–125.
Conklin, Q. A., King, B. G., Zanesco, A. P., Lin, J., Hamidi, A. B., Pokorny, J. J., … Saron, C. D. (2018). Insight meditation and telomere biology: The effects of intensive retreat and the moderating role of personality. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 70, 233–245.
Pokorny, J. J., Norman, A., Zanesco, A. P., Bauer-Wu, S., Sahdra, B. K., & Saron, C. D. (2018). Network analysis for the visualization and analysis of qualitative data. Psychological Methods, 23(1), 169–183.
Norman, A., & Pokorny, J. J. (2017). Meditation retreats: Spiritual tourism well-being interventions. Tourism Management Perspectives, 24, 201–207.
Zanesco, AP, King, BG, MacLean, KA, Jacobs, TL, Aichele, SR, Wallace, BA, Smallwood, J, Schooler, JW, Saron, CD (2016). Meditation training influences mind wandering and mindless reading. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 3(1):12-33.
Lutz, A, Jha, AP, Dunne, JD, & Saron, CD (2015). Investigating the Phenomenological and Neurocognitive Matrix of Mindfulness-related Practices. American Psychologist, 70(7): 632-658.
Saggar, M, Zanesco, AP, King, BK, Bridwell, DA, MacLean, KA, Aichele, SA, Jacobs, TL, Saron, CD, and Miikkulainen, R (2015). Longitudinal mean-field modeling of thalmocortical interactions associated with intensive meditation training based on changes in scalp-recorded EEG. Neuroimage, 114:88-104.
Rosenberg, EL, Zanesco, AP, King, BG, Aichele, SR, Jacobs, TL, Bridwell, DA, MacLean, KA, Shaver, PR, Ferrer, E, Sahdra, BK, Lavy, S, Wallace, BA, and Saron, CD (2015). Intensive Meditation Training Influences Emotional Responses to Suffering. Emotion. Online First Publication, May 4, 2015.
MacCoon, D, MacLean, K, Davidson, R, Saron, C, and Lutz, A (2014). No sustained attention differences in a longitudinal randomized trial comparing mindfulness based stress reduction versus active control. PLoS One, 9(6):e97551.
Garrison KA, Scheinost D, Worhunsky PD, Elwafi HM, Thornhill TA 4th, Thompson E, Saron C, Desbordes G, Kober H, Hampson M, Gray JR, Constable RT, Papademetris X, Brewer JA. (2013). Real-time fMRI links subjective experience with brain activity during focused attention. Neuroimage, 81:110-8.
Jacobs, TL, Shaver, PR, Epel, ES, Zanesco, AP, Aichele, SR, Bridwell, DA, Rosenberg, EL, King, BG, Maclean, KA, Sahdra, BK, Kemeny, ME, Ferrer, E, Wallace, BA, and Saron, CD (2013). Self-reported mindfulness and cortisol during a Shamatha meditation retreat. Health Psychol, 32(10):1104-9.
Zanesco, AP, King, BG, Maclean, KA, and Saron, CD (2013). Executive control and felt concentrative engagement following intensive meditation training. Front Hum Neurosci, 7:566.
Saggar, M, King, BG, Zanesco, AP, Maclean, KA, Aichele, SR, Jacobs, TL, Bridwell, DA, Shaver, PR, Rosenberg, EL, Sahdra, BK, Ferrer, E, Tang, AC, Mangun, GR, Wallace, BA, Miikkulainen, R, and Saron, CD (2012). Intensive training induces longitudinal changes in meditation state-related EEG oscillatory activity. Front Hum Neurosci, 6:256.
Jacobs, TL, Epel, ES, Lin, J, Blackburn, EH, Wolkowitz, OM, Bridwell, DA, Zanesco, AP, Aichele, SR, Sahdra, BK, MacLean, KA, King, BG, Shaver, PR, Rosenberg, EL, Ferrer, E, Wallace, BA, and Saron, CD (2011). Intensive meditation training, immune cell telomerase activity, and psychological mediators. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36(5):664-81.
Sahdra, BK, MacLean, KA, Ferrer, E, Shaver, PR, Rosenberg, EL, Jacobs, TL, Zanesco, AP, King, BG, Aichele, SR, Bridwell, DA, Mangun, GR, Lavy, S, Wallace, BA, and Saron, CD (2011). Enhanced response inhibition during intensive meditation training predicts improvements in self-reported adaptive socioemotional functioning. Emotion, 11(2):299-312.
MacLean, KA, Ferrer, E, Aichele, SR, Bridwell, DA, Zanesco, AP, Jacobs, TL, King, BG, Rosenberg, EL, Sahdra, BK, Shaver, PR, Wallace, BA, Mangun, GR, and Saron, CD (2010). Intensive meditation training improves perceptual discrimination and sustained attention. Psychol Sci, 21(6):829-39.
MacLean, KA, Aichele, SR, Bridwell, DA, Mangun, GR, Wojciulik, E, and Saron, CD (2009). Interactions between endogenous and exogenous attention during vigilance. Atten Percept Psychophys, 71(5):1042-58.
Fannon, SP, Saron, CD, and Mangun, GR (2007). Baseline shifts do not predict attentional modulation of target processing during feature-based visual attention. Front Hum Neurosci, 1:7.
Shaver, PR, Mikulincer, M, Saron, CD, and Lavy, S.(2007). Social foundations of the capacity for mindfulness: An attachment perspective. Psychological Inquiry, 18:264- 271.Saint-Amour, D, Saron, CD, Schroeder, CE, and Foxe, JJ (2005). Can whole brain nerve conduction velocity be derived from surface-recorded visual evoked potentials? A re-examination of Reed, Vernon, and Johnson (2004). Neuropsychologia, 43(12):1838-44.
Foxe, JJ, Simpson, GV, Ahlfors, SP, and Saron, CD (2005). Biasing the brain's attentional set: I. cue driven deployments of intersensory selective attention. Exp Brain Res, 166(3-4):370-92.
Saron, CD, Schroeder, CE, Foxe, JJ, and Vaughan, HGJ (2001). Visual activation of frontal cortex: segregation from occipital activity. Brain Res Cogn Brain Res, 12(1):75-88.
Davidson, RJ, and Saron, CD (1992). Evoked potential measures of interhemispheric transfer time in reading disabled and normal boys. Developmental Neuropsychology, 8:261-277.
Cohen, BH, Davidson, RJ, Senulis, JA, Saron, CD, and Weisman, DR (1992). Muscle tension patterns during auditory attention. Biol Psychol, 33(2-3):133-56.
Davidson, RJ, Ekman, P, Saron, CD, Senulis, JA, and Friesen, WV (1990). Emotional expression and brain physiology I: Approach-withdrawal and cerebral asymmetry. J Pers Soc Psychol, 58(2):330-41.
Davidson, RJ, Leslie, SC, and Saron, CD (1990). Reaction time measures of interhemispheric transfer time in reading disabled and normal children. Neuropsychologia, 28:471-485.
Saron, CD and Davidson, RJ (1989). Visual evoked potential measures of interhemispheric transfer time in humans. Behav Neurosci, 103(5):1115-1138.
Davidson, RJ, Mednick, D, Moss, E, Saron, CD, and Schaffer, CE (1987). Ratings of emotion in faces are influenced by the visual field to which affective information is presented. Brain and Cognition, 6:403-411.
Davidson, RJ, Schaffer, CE, and Saron, CD (1985). Effect of lateralized presentation of faces on self-reports of emotion and EEG asymmetry in depressed and normal subjects. Psychophysiology, 22:353-364.
Moss E, Davidson, RJ, and Saron, CD (1985). Cross-cultural differences in hemisphericity: EEG asymmetry discriminates between Japanese and Westerners. Neuropsychologia, 23:131-135.
Schaffer, C, Davidson, RJ, and Saron, CD (1983). Frontal and parietal EEG asymmetries in depressed and non-depressed subjects. Biological Psychiatry, 18:753-762.
McClelland, DC, Davidson, RJ, Saron, CD, and Floor, E (1980). The need for power, brain norepinephrine turnover, and learning. Biological Psychology, 10:93-102.
Davidson, RJ, Saron, CD, and McClelland, DC (1981). Effects of personality and semantic content of stimuli on augmenting and reducing in the event-related potential. Biological Psychology, 11:249-255.
McClelland, DC, Floor, E, Davidson, RJ, and Saron, CD (1980). Stressed power motivation, sympathetic activation, immune function, and illness. Journal of Human Stress, 6:11-19.
Skwara AC, King BG, Saron CD: Studies of Training Compassion. In The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science. Edited by Seppala EM, Simon-Thomas E, Brown SL, Worline MC, Cameron CD, Doty JR. Oxford University Press; 2017.
Saron, CD (2013). The Shamatha Project Adventure: A Personal Account of an Ambitious Meditation Study and its First Results. In: Compassion: Bridging Theory and Practice. T Singer and M Bolz (Eds). Munich, DE: Max Planck Society. Free eBook available here.
Saron, CD (2013). Training the Mind—The Shamatha Project. In: The Healing Power of Meditation. Fraser, A (Editor). Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications 45-65.
Mangun, GR, Fannon, SP, Geng, JJ, & Saron, CD (2009). Imaging brain attention systems: Control and selection in vision. In: fMRI techniques and protocols; M Filippi (Editor), Humana Press, Inc. 353-378.
Mangun, GR, Saron, CD and Walsh, BJ (2009). Integration of conflict detection and attentional control mechanisms: Combined ERP and fMRI studies. In: The Cognitive Neurosciences IV. Gazzaniga, M.S. (Editor), Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 251-258.
Saron, CD, Foxe, JJ, Simpson, GV, & Vaughan, HG, Jr. (2003). Interhemispheric visuomotor activation: spatiotemporal electrophysiology related to reaction time. In: The Parallel Brain: The Cognitive Neuroscience of the Corpus Callosum. E Zaidel & M Iacoboni (Eds). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 171-219.
Saron CD, Foxe, JJ, Schroeder, CE, & Vaughan, HG, Jr. (2003). Complexities of interhemispheric interaction in sensory-motor tasks revealed by high-density eventrelated potential mapping. In: The asymmetrical brain. K Hugdahl & RJ Davidson (Eds). Cambridge, MA: MIT press. 341-408.
Houshmand, Z, Harrington, A, Saron, CD, & Davidson, RJ (2001). Training the mind: First steps in a cross-cultural collaboration in neuroscientific research. In: Visions of compassion - Western scientists and Tibetan Buddhists examine human nature. RJ Davidson & A Harrington (Eds). New York: Oxford University Press. 3-17.
Saron, CD, Foxe, JJ, Simpson, GV, & Vaughan, HG, Jr. (2000). Electrophysiological indices of interhemispheric visuomotor interaction [translated to Italian]. In: Psicofisiologia Cognitiva: Le basi neuro-funzionali delle mente umana [Cognitive Psychophysiology: The neurofunctional substrates of the human mind], Proverbio, M and Zani A (Eds). Carocci Editore: Roma, Italy. 381-440.
Saron, CD & Davidson, RJ (1997). The brain and emotions. In: Healing emotions: conversations with the Dalai Lama on mindfulness, emotions and health. D Goleman, Ed. Boston: Shambala, 67-88.