"Information and Contemplation" Course Explores Our Relationship with Technology

This article introduces a professor at the University of Washington who teaches a class called "Information and Contemplation" which highlights the way mindfulness and meditation can help moderate the distracting tendencies of technology. The professor initiates the conversation about mindfulness and technology at the training and formation level, as opposed to changing habits and dispositions previously established. The article includes a discussion of studies on mindfulness, meditation, and technology use and also includes a helpful reading list on the topics at the conclusion.


Parry, Marc. "You're Distracted. This Professor Can Help." The Chronicle of Higher Education. March 24, 2013.