The experience of practicing mindfulness meditation among women graduate psychology students

Capella University, Harold Abel Department of Psychology

The main purpose of the study is to learn about the experiences of women graduate psychology students at least 18 years old, who practice mindfulness meditation during graduate school. I want to know how their experience impacts their ability to weather the challenges associated with the academic stress of achieving a degree.

Your Impact

The proposed study will contribute to the limited inquiry on mindfulness from the perspective of women graduate perspective. This study will advance scientific knowledge by adding to the theory on mindfulness and by confirming the theory of mindfulness meditation ability to extends various benefits in many spheres and among diverse populations.

Eligibility Criteria


18 to 65 years old

Study Tasks

Participants will be required to complete a 1 hour interview
1/2 hour follow up interview


This study is approved by Capella University IRB # 2020-186


mindfulness meditation women
Mindfulness Meditation
Graduate psychology student

Activity and Time




1.5 hours total, 2 sessions

Participants will complete a 1.5-hour semi-structured, open-ended interview and a 1 hour follow up interview via Adobe Connect. Participants will receive an electronic Amazon visa gift card valued at $30.00 after completion of the study.


$30 Amazon gift card

Study Address

This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!

Posting date: Aug 29, 2020

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