January 20, 2019

A Mindful Child

Meditation and mindfulness practice has now been shown to have benefits in children as well as adults. A recent review published in the Handbook of Mindfulness Education collects studies that measure improvements for children in terms of cognitive function and academic success. When compared head to head, a group of young children with ADHD actually showed more robust improvements in attention and impulse control than did a matched group of adults with ADHD who underwent the same mindfulness meditation training.

In 2015, a study reported increased math scores, along with improved performance on a wide variety of cognitive measures, in a group of 4th and 5th graders. This was only after 4 months of training. Though adults have long pursued mindfulness and meditation to control stress, it seems the benefits can extend more broadly in both adults and children.

Read the full article here:
The Mindful Child

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