Several research studies have shown that regular practice of even a few minutes of daily meditation can help improve concentration with better memory and also helps sustain it. Results are not instantaneous, but they’re backed scientifically.
The power of meditation can actually increase the working size of your brain. People who consistently meditate experience new connections within their brains, and an increased capacity to think. Meditation is a powerful activity because it improves neural connections, preventing the degeneration of your neurons and protects your hippocampus.
Meditative and mind-body practices can help students reduce negative emotions and their physical effects. Healthy, well-rested students are more alert in class, which leads to a whole chain of positive events, like increased confidence, better grades and less stress.