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Meditation and Brain Plasticity

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Blog, Lifestyle Adjustments, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Researchers in Massachusetts ran an eight-week study which observed structural changes in the human brain, produced by meditation. The study was conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital, by a team of Harvard-affiliated researchers. “‘Although the practice of meditation is associated with a sense of peacefulness and physical relaxation, practitioners have long claimed that meditation also provides cognitive and psychological benefits that persist throughout the day,’ says study senior author Sara Lazar of the MGH Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program and a Harvard Medical School...

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