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Neuroscientist Sara Lazar’s amazing brain scans show meditation can actually change the size of key regions of our brain, improving our memory and making us more empathetic, compassionate, and resilient under stress.

Video is courtesy of the TEDx Talks YouTube page

 

 

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Meditation might slow the age-related loss of gray matter in the brain per a new study by UCLA Researchers


A new study by UCLA researchers found that meditation appeared to help reduce the potential loss of the brain’s gray matter as people age.


The new UCLA Study was published in the recent issue of the online Swiss Journal titled “Frontiers in Psychology” in the “Cognition” section and part of the Research Topic Neuroimaging and Neuropsychology of Meditation states.

Areas of the brain affected by aging (in red) are fewer and less widespread in people who meditate, bottom row, than in people who don’t meditate.

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