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The Impact of meditation on school performance. Evidence from Colombia.

By Lina María Lozano Montaña

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This paper examines whether the practice of transcendental meditation influences different educational outcomes in a school located in the department of Antioquia, Colombia. For this purpose, a meditation project implemented during three years in secondary students is considered as a case of study. The results suggest that for this particular school the different educational outcomes are not strongly positively influenced by the meditation technique, and there is even a negative impact on the philosophy scores and the various school rates. Potential explanations for the observed outcomes are provided

Topics: Meditation, School performance, ICFES scores, Colombia, 370, Meditación, Estudiantes de educación básica, Exámenes, Mediciones y pruebas educativas
Publisher: Facultad de Economía
Year: 2017
OAI identifier: oai:repository.urosario.edu.co:10336/13932
Provided by: edocUR
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