The Beneficial Effects of Mediation on the Brain

February 3, 2011[ssba]

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Meditation on the Brain

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By SINDYA N. BHANOO “How Meditation May Change the Brain” New York Times January 28, 2010

This month’s The issue of Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging will feature findings that meditation impacts the gray matter of the brain.

Specifically, it appears to reduce matter in the amygdala, which can subsequently decrease stress, and increases density in the hippocampus region, the area of the brain attributed to learning and improve memory. and  Just another good reason to try to stay focused on the present.

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