Toward the Integration of Meditation into Higher Education: A Review of Research Evidence

  title={Toward the Integration of Meditation into Higher Education: A Review of Research Evidence},
  author={Shauna L. Shapiro and Kirk Warren Brown and John A. Astin},
  journal={Teachers College Record: The Voice of Scholarship in Education},
  pages={493 - 528}
Context There is growing interest in the integration of meditation in higher education. Purpose Here, we review evidence bearing on the utility of meditation to facilitate the achievement of traditional educational goals and to enhance education of the “whole person.” Research Design We examine how meditation practices may help foster important cognitive skills of attention and information processing, as well build stress resilience and adaptive interpersonal capacities through a review of the… 

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