Meditation Appears to Cause Changes in Brain’s Gray Matter

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US News: Health Day News

The meditation group participants spent an average of 27 minutes a day doing mindfulness meditation exercises. The MRI scans taken after the eight-week program revealed increased gray matter density in the hippocampus (important for learning and memory) and in structures associated with compassion and self-awareness.
University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness ...

US News: Health Day NewsThe meditation group participants spent an average of 27 minutes a day doing mindfulness meditation exercises. The MRI scans taken after the eight-week program revealed increased gray matter density in the hippocampus (important for learning and memory) and in structures associated with compassion and self-awareness. University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness ...

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