Meditation: Definition, Techniques & Benefits


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What's the term for a practice that utilizes focused attention to improve one's wellbeing?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a meditation technique?

2. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of meditation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet check what you know about what meditation is and different ways to practice it. You'll also review the benefits of meditation and different disorders meditation can relieve.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The intent of this quiz and worksheet is to review what you know about:

  • Meditation techniques
  • The benefits of meditation
  • What meditating with a mantra is like
  • Gastrointestinal disorders helped with meditation

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - review what you know about the benefits of meditation to answer questions about them
  • Interpreting information - revisit what you know about meditation techniques and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - see if you remember what gastrointestinal disorder is helped with meditation

Additional Learning

Learn more about meditation in the accompanying lesson, Mediation: Definition, Techniques & Benefits. This lesson offers more review of:

  • Focusing on breathing
  • Object- or mantra-focused meditation
  • Alleviating symptoms of health conditions
  • Controlling pain or reducing insomnia