Meditation Enhances Social-Emotional Learning in Middle School Students

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[Source:  Psych Central]

New research finds practicing meditation as part of a school Quiet Time program helps middle school students enhance social-emotional competencies and reduce psychological distress.

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is gaining increased recognition as an important goal of education. Competencies include self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and goal-directed behavior. Developing these skills may help students perform better academically and enjoy enhanced emotional and social well-being.

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