How to increase focus at crunch time

Are you having trouble maintaining focus while studying for your exams? Current research from the University of California, Santa Barbara, suggests that taking a moment to engage in mindfulness meditation may improve concentration, and consequentially test scores.

The researchers tie these improvements directly to a better ability to focus on the questions at hand, especially among those students “who had been prone to mind wandering.” Using several methods, they determined those who had taken the mindfulness training were better able to maintain their attention on the material.

For more information visit: http://www.alternet.org/personal-health/only-few-weeks-mindfulness-training-boosts-test-scores-memory-and-reading.

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2 Responses to How to increase focus at crunch time

  1. youtube lucu says:

    Thanks for great information :-)

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