Yvonne Carts-Powell

Meditation changes your brain

In Science on January 26, 2011 at 10:24 pm

It is not just changing your mind — mindfulness meditation also changes your brain.

Meditating makes measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress in as little as 8 weeks, according to a new study in the Jan. 30 issue of Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging.

For more on the story:

Eight weeks to a better brain | Harvard Gazette.


The research paper: Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density




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