How College Students Can Benefit From Some Mindfulness Training

The Huffington Post:

College is full of distractions, but mindfulness training could help students stay on track and focused, a new study suggests.

Researchers from the University of Miami found that students who took a seven-week mindfulness training course had improved attention and less mind-wandering compared with a control group that didn’t receive the training.

Mindfulness training could also boost students’ testing abilities. A recent study in the journal Psychological Science suggested mindfulness training could help students as they took the verbal reasoning portion of the Graduate Record Examination, commonly known as the GRE.

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