Thursday, February 3, 2011
Meditation and the brain
For those of you who need scientific proof, researchers have determined that the benefits of meditation can by physically measured. In a recent report, researchers reported that people who meditated for about 30 minutes a day for eight weeks had measurable changes in gray-matter density in parts of the brain associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress. Here's the New York Times article on the report.