Can working memory get a boost from mindfulness meditation?

A study in the Journal of Adolescent Health showed an improvement in the memory scores of adolescents enrolled in a mindfulness meditation program, compared with no improvement among those in the yoga or wait-list groups. Researchers evaluated 198 public middle-school students, most of whom were female, ages 12 to 15.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/17/us-health-teens-mindfulness-idUSKCN0T62KZ20151117

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