Meditation and Brain plasticity

There is a world of interest in meditation research and practice. The Medical News website reported in February that a study by Massachusetts General Hospital on meditation was the ninth most-viewed release on its website in the previous 12 months.

Brain Image‘It showed that regularly practicing meditation not only makes people feel better, but it also physically alters parts brain that control stress, memory, self-awareness, and learning.

‘The article’s first author, Britta H-lzel, Ph.D., said, “It is fascinating to see the brain’s plasticity and that, by practicing meditation, we can play an active role in changing the brain and can increase our well-being and quality of life.”’

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