Meditation on the brain

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/meditation-brain-rewire-study

QUOTE: A new study from Yale University suggests that the brains of experienced meditators like Salzberg may actually work differently than brains of those who don’t meditate. The study gives scientists a window into the meditating mind, providing evidence that the practice appears to change the way the brain works and could give meditators a leg up when it comes to dealing with mental disorders.

Nothing new here, but the video, and the accompanying videos are rather nice.

And here is a more studious version:

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One Response to Meditation on the brain

  1. yossi says:

    Absolutely! I also suggest the work of Dr Michael J. Siegel, MD, whose work in mindfulness is amazing. He wrote the books Mindsight and The Mindful Brain. http://drdansiegel.com

    The work of Dr Andrew Newberg is worth reading as well: How God Changes Your Brain; Priniciples of Neurotheology to name but two.

    Peace…

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