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Copernican Revolution Activities

Are you fully present in this very moment, attending to exactly what you're doing, aware of the thoughts, feelings, and sensations inside you and aware of your body in the world around you?  If so, you're in a state in mindfulness.  It might seem so trivial, but it's quite hard to be mindful.  Our minds often get preoccupied with plans or worries for the future, or we're ruminating on the past.  Sometimes we're just on "autopilot."  While everyone experiences times of mindfulness, and times without, to what extent can we capture mindfulness as a relatively stable personality trait?  Let's find out!

Estimated Time for Completion: 12 to 24 minutes

This activity is part of the Copernican Revolution Project, created by Dr. Kevin Grobman of California State University - Monterey Bay, to help everyone learn about psychological concepts through self-exploration. At the end you'll receive your personalized results, a guide for interpreting them, and a certificate of completion (e.g., for a teacher offering class credit).
 
Occasionally I combine your results with many other people to improve feedback.  Sometimes I combine different activities to discover new psychology findings and to share with others (e.g., conference presentations with other Psychology professors).  I also sometimes make anonymized datasets for students to practice statistical analyses and for researchers to test hypotheses.  Regardless, I never single particular people out and all responses are confidential.  Of course, you can share your results with anyone you choose!
 
Please feel free to skip any items you prefer not to answer.  Though your results may become less precise and less accurate the more items you skip, you'll still get your results.
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Is it okay for your responses to part of the Copernican Revolution Project?  If you're not comfortable participating, that's completely okay!  You can still get your results, read the guides, and you'll still get a certificate for class credit (if applicable).