• Researchers want to find out whether mindfulness helps teens build their psychological resilience
  • They're recruiting about 6,000 children aged 11 to 14 in 76 schools
  • The trial will run for five years, including a follow-up period of two years
  • "Quiet Time," 15 minutes of silence at the beginning and end of each school day, gives students an opportunity to meditate.
  • New York-based David Lynch Foundation funds meditation instruction in schools in the U.S. and abroad. "In the last decade, it's garnered $30 million to spread meditation across the world, and boasts of having taught 500,000 students" in more than 12 countries.
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