Category: Computers & Technology

61 - Technology and Mindfulness in Gifted Classrooms

Friday, Nov 16
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

From mobile applications, to VR technology, to personal EEG headsets, the options for the use of technology in the classroom have never been greater. This presentation explores how technology can be implemented to teach and practice mindfulness and guided imagery in gifted classrooms. We discuss relevant psychological literature and review and demonstrate technological adaptations.


 

JD Wright

Doctoral Candidate
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

Olivia Stull

Doctoral Candidate, Counseling Psychology
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

Olivia A. Stull is a doctoral candidate of counseling psychology at the University of Kansas. Olivia's research interests include gifted, creative, and talented adolescents, as well as residential therapeutic centers. She has worked with creative adolescents in the Counseling Laboratory for the Exploration of Optimal States for the last five years. Additionally, she has worked with creative young adults at the Kansas City Art Institute for the last three years. Olivia hopes to continue her work with creative adolescents and young adults after graduation.

Miriam Reder

Doctoral Student, Counseling Psychology
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

Robyn Malmsten

Doctoral Student, Counseling Psychology
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

Jonathan Huffman

Doctoral Student, Counseling Psychology
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

Mr. Jonathan Huffman is a third year doctoral student at the University of Kansas under the supervision of Dr. Barbara Kerr. He obtained a M.A. from Washburn University and has published in Flute Journals regarding performance enhancement and anxiety reduction for musicians. His current research focuses on creatively gifted adolescents, LGBTQ persons, and interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.