The Wall Street Journal asks, “Can meditation gadgets help you reduce your stress—and find happiness?”

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“As a technology editor, I predictably looked to the least-meditative, most distracting thing in my life for a solution: my smartphone—specifically apps that pair with electroencephalography (EEG) headsets to provide biofeedback for meditators. The headsets pick up electrical activity emitted by the brain, and the apps interpret the data to provide visual or audio cues to let you know when it thinks you’ve attained a meditative state. These are like fitness trackers for the mind: motivating tools that promise to take a lot of the guesswork out of meditation.”

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