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Mindfulness Study with K-2 Students in the Chicago Public Schools

Project Lead

Amanda Moreno, PhD


Erikson’s study is the first of its kind to evaluate both social-emotional and academic outcomes through a mindfulness intervention for children in kindergarten through second grade in the Chicago Public Schools. Over four years, the project is reaching more than 2,000 children in Chicago’s high-poverty schools.

Our First Publication on the Project

A Theoretically and Ethically Grounded Approach to Mindfulness Practices in the Primary Grades

In the news

The Atlantic: Does Mindfulness Actually Work in Schools?

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