Education & Training
- Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
Research Interest Summary
Mindfulness interventions; Acceptance; Stress; Psychoneuroimmunology
My primary research focuses on psychological and biological pathways that explain how mindfulness interventions impact stress, emotion, social, and health outcomes.
Lindsay, E.K., Young, S., Brown, K.W., Smyth, J., & Creswell, J.D. (2019). Mindfulness training reduces loneliness and increases social contact in a randomized controlled trial. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(9), 3488-3493.
Creswell, J.D., Lindsay, E.K., Villalba, D.K., & Chin, B. (2019). Mindfulness training and physical health: Mechanisms and outcomes. Psychosomatic Medicine, 81(3), 224-232.
Lindsay, E.K., & Creswell, J.D. (2019). Mindfulness and emotion regulation: Perspectives from Monitor and Acceptance Theory (MAT). Current Opinion in Psychology, 28, 120-125.
Lindsay, E.K., Chin, B., Greco, C.M., Young, S., Brown, K.W., Wright, A.G.C., Smyth, J.M., Burkett, D., & Creswell, J.D. (2018). How mindfulness training promotes positive emotions: Dismantling acceptance skills training in two randomized controlled trials. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115(6), 944-973.
Lindsay, E.K., Young, S., Smyth, J., Brown, K.W., & Creswell, J.D. (2018). Acceptance lowers stress reactivity: Dismantling mindfulness training in a randomized controlled trial. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 87, 63-73.
Lindsay, E.K. & Creswell, J.D. (2017). Mechanisms of mindfulness training: Monitor and Acceptance Theory (MAT). Clinical Psychology Review, 51, 47-59.
Creswell, J.D. & Lindsay, E.K. (2014). How does mindfulness training affect health? A mindfulness stress buffering account. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23(6), 401-407.