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Meditation helps kids pay attention, leading researcher says

Meditation helps kids pay attention, leading researcher says | Engaging students in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Simple meditation techniques, backed up with modern scientific knowledge of the brain, are helping kids hard-wire themselves to be able to better pay attention and become kinder, says neuroscientist Richard Davidson.

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The BioSync Team's comment, February 16, 2012 10:01 PM
Sakis, I read the article this morning but forgot to post it. Thank you for reminding me!
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Mindfulness Meditation for Adults & Teens with ADHD

Mindfulness Meditation for Adults & Teens with ADHD | Engaging students in the 21st century | Scoop.it

As con­cep­tu­al­iza­tions of ADHD now increas­ingly rec­og­nize the impor­tance of exec­u­tive func­tion­ing and self-regulation in the dis­or­der, mind­ful­ness med­i­ta­tion — which can be thought of as a type of attention/cognitive exer­cise pro­gram that is focused in improv­ing self-regulation — is a com­ple­men­tary treat­ment that is well worth inves­ti­gat­ing.

 

<This study is small, but encouraging. -- Kat Tansey>


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