Interesting Article on Meditation & the Brain

I found this article reported in the New York Times interesting. It reports on a controlled study showing that meditators showed increases in gray matter in areas of the brain associated with empathy, memory, stress, and attention span. No such changes were observed in the control group. Also an interesting finding was that around the amygdala, gray matter decreased. Researchers are still trying to figure out what increases or decreases in gray matter actually mean. For the full article, go to: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/28/how-meditation-may-change-the-brain/

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