Le Devoir speaks to Nancy Heath regarding meditation in school curriculum

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Le Devoir.com - Libre de penserProfessor Nancy Heath, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to Le Devoir recently regarding her research on meditation for students in a school setting.

The article by Ève Beaudin, titled "La méditation pleine conscience à l’école: utile ou pas?", appeared in the Education section of French-language newspaper Le Devoir December 11, 2017. Please click here to read the article on the Le Devoir webpage.

Nancy Heath is a James McGill Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology; Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, with the Faculty of Education; and Associate Member of the faculty's Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW). Her DAIR research team (Development and Intrapersonal Resilience) explores within person resilience in young people at-risk. She has published and presented extensively on topics related to mental health and resilience in educational settings, including mindfulness in education.

[read "La méditation pleine conscience à l’école: utile ou pas?," Ève Beaudin, Le Devoir, Dec. 11, 2017]