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To Get Students to Focus, Some Professors Are Asking Them to Close Their Eyes
Washington Post
Format: Website
Publication Date: 2016/04/07/
Sources ID: 83471
Visibility: Public (group default)
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This article highlights college courses and experiences from the humanities and sciences that allow students to slow down and pause during their study of a subject. The piece contextualizes the usefulness of mindful or contemplative educational approaches in terms of digital overload, fractured attention, and high stress levels. It links to key studies that measure the positive impact of meditation on college students’ academic performance.