In the fourth episode of the Mindfulness Mondays series, Dr. Amanda McMahon introduces the Headspace mobile app which can help support mindfulness practices. Watch this video to learn about the Headspace app and how the app can be applied to the lives of students, parents, and teachers.
About The Author
Amanda McMahon, Ph.D.
Amanda is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology. She earned her Ph.D. and master’s degree in Prevention Science at WSU. Amanda teaches Philosophy of Human Movement and Sport and Human Motor Development. Her research interests focus on using technology devices to promote physical activity and movement in emerging adults with and without intellectual disabilities. She also studies mindfulness and how the practice can support mental health needs in vulnerable populations. In addition to teaching and research, Amanda’s interests include enjoying the outdoors through backpacking, hiking, and rafting. One of her goals is to visit all the US National Parks.