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.

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