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1. you read think headline? when you the did What

2. hear the are in mind word you your What images when 'meditation'?

3. pressure? do you know high What blood about

4. high are worried blood How about pressure? you

5. good might be high pressure? Why for blood meditation

6. of you What do meditation? think

7. help us? daily How meditation 45 of might minutes

8. lifestyle? need a to to do you What do healthier lead

9. What kinds life? are of in there stress your

10. a Why might bit 'fluffy'? meditating sound

11. you Did reading article? like this

12. think when the do 'blood hear you word pressure'? What you of

13. do you read? What you what think about

14. done to treat more hasn't been do think hypertension? you Why

15. strokes? heart are differences between the attacks and What

16. do do you What to thinks and 'decompress' relax?

17. is? you 'thoughtful think do awareness' What

18. you do alertness' think 'restful What is?

19. do brain'? 'quieten What the to we can

20. What you would ask like to researchers? questions the

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Blood Pressure - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'meditation'?
  3. What do you know about high blood pressure?
  4. How worried are you about high blood pressure?
  5. Why might meditation be good for high blood pressure?
  6. What do you think of meditation?
  7. How might 45 minutes of daily meditation help us?
  8. What do you need to do to lead a healthier lifestyle?
  9. What kinds of stress are there in your life?
  10. Why might meditating sound a bit 'fluffy'?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'blood pressure'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why do you think more hasn't been done to treat hypertension?
  5. What are the differences between heart attacks and strokes?
  6. What thinks do you do to 'decompress' and relax?
  7. What do you think 'thoughtful awareness' is?
  8. What do you think 'restful alertness' is?
  9. What can we do to 'quieten the brain'?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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