Mind and Body: Investigating the Health and Science of Meditation

Getty ImagesGo to related blog post »Overview| What is meditation? How have scientists explored the effects of meditation on the mind and body? In this lesson, students participate in a guided meditation, then learn about meditation and current research showing how meditation affects the brain and body. They then annotate diagrams of the brain and body with the information they’ve learned about meditation’s effects.

Materials| Computers with Internet access, stopwatch.

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