medium logo 6 Benefits of Meditation You Probably Don’t Know

You’re probably aware of how people use meditation for religious purposes and for stress relief. But there are many other benefits of incorporating meditation into your lifestyle.

It can help students get better grades (especially freshmen)

Research from George Mason University[1] showed that meditating before class helped college students focus better, retain information, and score better on a test. In the study, a randomly selected group of students did six minutes of meditation exercises before the class lecture and scored better on a following quiz that students who did not meditate. In one case, meditation predicted who would pass the quiz and who would fail.