Gratitude works…but how?

There has been a rich body of scientific literature that shows how gratitude works well for our body, mind, and relationship with others. 6 new studies further show details of how gratitude works. Read them to recap this interesting research trend in positive psychology. (info source:

【salon】本願寺オンライン仏教 第33回仏教と科学のサロンは「自我とは?」をテーマに開催されました。


Search engine for 3-D structure of proteins?

It’s a news about “AI program predicted the 3-D structure of every known protein.” You may recall class materials in biology back in high school. Different proteins have different 3-D structures that produce different functions. All solved. Really? What an accomplishment. Back then, I thought it would be super biologists in super advanced universities who

“Self-compassion” hard or easy?

For those of you who are practicing mindfulness meditation, the idea of “self-compassion” is apparently important. There are rather thick layers of research that you’d find for its effectiveness toward well-being of daily life. Especially there are lots of positive scientific evidence on so-called “gratitude” exercise in nursing and other healthcare areas that has its