Contemplative Education: A Systematic, Evidence-Based Review of the effect of Meditation Interventions in Schools

@article{Waters2015ContemplativeEA,
  title={Contemplative Education: A Systematic, Evidence-Based Review of the effect of Meditation Interventions in Schools},
  author={L. Waters and Adam P. Barsky and Amanda Ridd and K. Allen},
  journal={Educational Psychology Review},
  year={2015},
  volume={27},
  pages={103-134}
}
  • L. Waters, Adam P. Barsky, +1 author K. Allen
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Educational Psychology Review
  • Schools need reliable evidence about the outcomes of meditation programs before they consider if and how such programmes can influence learning agendas, curriculum and timetables. This paper reviewed evidence from 15 peer-reviewed studies of school meditation programmes with respect to three student outcomes: well-being, social competence and academic achievement. In total, there were 76 results where effect sizes could be calculated. The overall number of participants in the effect size… CONTINUE READING
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