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Mindful Multitasking: Meditation First Can Calm Stress, Aid Concentration

June 13, 2012

image of a man meditating Need to do some serious multitasking? Some training in meditation beforehand could make the work smoother and less stressful, new research from the University of Washington Information School shows. Full Story

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