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First Debate, in collaboration with The Flame: Should children do mindfulness meditation?
March 30th - Open to everyone. This event is part of a series of Evening Conversations open to anyone interested in debating science and its impact on society. Join us for an evening of discussion where leading mindfulness teachers and researchers will debate the pros and cons of children doing mindfulness meditation.
Mindfulness teacher pioneer, co-founder of The Flame
Author of books on spirituality, translator of Sanskrit scriptures, Yoga practitioner and teacher for over forty years
Author of The Buddha Pill: Can Meditation Change You? and head of the Brain, Belief and Behaviour Lab at Coventry University
Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience and Founder of the Meditation and Mindfulness Research Group at Liverpool John Moores
The Debate will be chaired by Dr Jonathan Jong, Research Fellow at Coventry University and author of Death Anxiety and Religious Belief
Ticket are available in advance online for £4. On the door, £5. Concessions are £3 online and £4 on the door.
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We hope that this project will provide us with further insight of a newly emerging side of literacy research as it incorporates the metalinguistic skill of prosody.
My PhD research investigates the role of morphological awareness in the literacy development of budding readers. The project will take a closer look at the developmental trajectory of morphological awareness development, as it relates to other literacy skills by testing three different age groups within primary years.
This study aims to contribute towards a better understanding of the impact of identifying dyslexia in children and adults. Of specific interest is the effect on identity, self-belief and reading progress in light of the age at which a learner is identified as dyslexic.
Start time: 19:00
End time: 21:00
Square One, TheHub, Coventry University, Jordan Well, Coventry, CV1 5RW
Jonathan Jong | firstname.lastname@example.org