“The Fascinating Ways Meditation Transforms Your Brain — and Why It Makes You Feel Better”
Scientists have peered in the brains of people who meditate, and have found some happy surprises.
April 4, 2013 |
Meditation yields a surprising number of health benefits, including stress reduction, improved attention, better memory, and even increased creativity and feelings of compassion. But how can something as simple as focusing on a single object produce such dramatic results? Here’s what the growing body of scientific evidence is telling us about meditation and how it can change the way our brains function.