The psychometric properties of the mindful attention awareness scale and its relationship with cognitive functioning in older adults
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Mindfulness has beneficial implications for well-being, including improved cognitive functioning in older adults. The purpose of this two-part study was to (a) explore the psychometric properties of the Mindful Attention and Awareness Scale (MAAS) in older adults and (b) assess the relationship between cognitive functioning and mindfulness in older adults. In Study 1, 95 younger and 98 older adults were recruited from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs’ research registries. Participants were given measures of mindfulness, positive and negative affect, and a demographic questionnaire. ...