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What is the mindful attention awareness scale Maas? The MAAS is a 15-item scale designed to assess a core characteristic of dispositional mindfulness, namely, open or receptive awareness of and attention to what is taking place in the present. The scale shows strong psychometric properties and has been validated with college, community, and cancer patient samples.
What is a good Maas score? Higher scores reflect higher levels of dispositional mindfulness. With these higher scores also come lower reported negative emotional states. Average scores for undergraduate students in the research were 3,85. Zen meditators scored an average of 4,38.
What does the Maas measure? The MAAS (Brown & Ryan, 2003) is a 15-item single-dimension measure of trait mindfulness. The MAAS measures the frequency of open and receptive attention to and awareness of ongoing events and experience.
What is Mindful attention awareness? Page 1. The Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) The trait MAAS is a 15-item scale designed to assess a core characteristic of mindfulness, namely, a receptive state of mind in which attention, informed by a sensitive awareness of what is occurring in the present, simply observes what is taking place.