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Neuroscientists and the Dalai Lama Swap Insights on Meditation: Scientific American

Neuroscientists and the Dalai Lama Swap Insights on Meditation: Scientific American | Meditation in schools | Scoop.it
An encounter with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the scientific study of meditation
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Researching Meditation

Researching Meditation | Meditation in schools | Scoop.it
Meditation Research is presented in an objective way through an examination of research that has been conducted to date.
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Goldmine of resources

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Meditation is no longer this weird occultism idea. The research is showing that meditation has a positive impact on learning and productivity.

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Learning to live in the moment

Learning to live in the moment | Meditation in schools | Scoop.it
Mindfulness is a meditation technique that can help students cope with daily pressures.
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teacher insight

 

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How do you make a bunch of nine-year-olds improve their grades? Just make them lie on the floor... and meditate

How do you make a bunch of nine-year-olds improve their grades? Just make them lie on the floor... and meditate | Meditation in schools | Scoop.it
Lying down in a circle may seem like a rather unusual way to run a lesson, but teachers in Essex say meditation has helped hundreds of primary school pupils.
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Grades improved by 100% after yoga and meditation! UK source

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Heart to Heart: Basic meditation instruction and benefits

Heart to Heart: Basic meditation instruction and benefits | Meditation in schools | Scoop.it
Mediation tips
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Meditation instructions

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Twitter / edutopia: Friday Infographic: #Meditation ...

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Friday Infographic: #Meditation in #Education http://t.co/I3X6gGhXdm
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Oxford Handbook of Happiness: Hardback: Susan David - Oxford University Press

Oxford Handbook of Happiness: Hardback: Susan David - Oxford University Press | Meditation in schools | Scoop.it
The Oxford Handbook of Happiness is the definitive text for researchers and practitioners interested in human happiness.
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Meditation calms over-stimulated primary classes - Education Today

Meditation calms over-stimulated primary classes - Education Today | Meditation in schools | Scoop.it
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NSW Teachers  - www.rainbowcrystalconnection.com

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Little Yogis Use Meditation to Chill Out, Improve Focus

Little Yogis Use Meditation to Chill Out, Improve Focus | Meditation in schools | Scoop.it
Children's meditation is gaining ground as studies find meditation is good for growing minds.
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Benefits for children

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Why Meditation is Not a Productivity Tool

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In a recent WIRED Magazine article about meditation in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Noah Shachtman writes that some tech folks consider meditation a produc
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Playing devil's advocate - why mediation is not productive

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The Morality of Meditation

The Morality of Meditation | Meditation in schools | Scoop.it
Focusing the mind makes us more likely to help others in pain.
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Findings of this artcle: even relatively brief training in meditative techniques can alter neural functioning in brain areas associated with empathic understanding of others’ distress.

Looking at whether meditation has because detatched from it's original purpose for compassion, to self-interest 

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Audience with lama for meditations on a sultana

Audience with lama for meditations on a sultana | Meditation in schools | Scoop.it
Ivy McIntosh had not long heard of the Dalai Lama when he picked her onto his lap in front of a crowded Sydney Town Hall on Monday.
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6 Year old meditating with Dalai Lama in Sydney

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