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Spalding, Savannah, Odgers-Jewell, Casey-Jade, Payne, Hayley, Mollica, Caitlin, & Berents, Helen. 2021. “Making Noise and Getting Things Done: Youth Inclusion and Advocacy for Peace: Lessons from Afghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar.”

This report is a conjoined research project about youth’s inclusion in peacebuilding processes in Afghanistan, South Sudan, and Myanmar. Initially, the authors outline the United Nations’ Youth, Peace, and Security…

Lyons, Kristin E., and DeLange, Jennifer. 2016. “Mindfulness Matters in the Classroom: The Effects of Mindfulness Training on Brain Development and Behavior in Children and Adolescents” in Handbook of Mindfulness in Education: Integrating Theory and Research into Practice edited by Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl and Robert W. Roeser, 271-85, 1st edition. New York: Springer-Verlag

In this chapter, the authors delve into existing research on the effects of mindfulness training on brain development. They draw on the evidence that mindfulness training physically reshapes the brain, both by…

Liston, Daniel P. 2016. “On Attentive Love in Education: The Case of Courage to Teach” in Handbook of Mindfulness in Education: Integrating Theory and Research into Practice edited by Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl and Robert W. Roeser, 221-37, 1st edition. New York: Springer-Verlag

In this chapter, Daniel P. Liston explores the thesis “that love and attention to inner, other, and outer realms are central to teaching, and that many teachers who have the potential to be excellent teachers leave…

Lantieri, Linda; Nambiar, Madhavi; Harnett, Susanne; and Nagler Kyse, Eden. 2016. “Cultivating Inner Resilience in Educators and Students: The Inner Resilience Program” in Handbook of Mindfulness in Education: Integrating Theory and Research into Practice edited by Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl and Robert W. Roeser, 119-33, 1st edition. New York: Springer-Verlag

This chapter outlines The Inner Resilience Program (IRP), a program created in the wake of the terrorist attack on the 11. September 2001 in New York by a group of concerned educators and mental health practitioners.…

Young, Shinzen. 2016. “What is Mindfulness? A Contemplative Perspective” in Handbook of Mindfulness in Education: Integrating Theory and Research into Practice edited by Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl and Robert W. Roeser, 29-47, 1st edition. New York: Springer-Verlag

In this chapter, Shinzen Young fleshes out a historically contingent definition of mindfulness. It is apparent that mindfulness needs to be defined with respect to its two sides: the practical and the theoretical. The…