Brain Imaging Illuminates Neuro Basis of Meditation

Sharon Salzberg said her mind might be very different if it weren't for meditation, and new neurologic research suggests that she might be right. Troubled by a traumatic, stressful childhood, Salzberg traveled to India as a college student and discovered meditation. Not only did it help her deal with her painful past, Salzberg said, but the practice helped change the way her mind worked. "I hadn't really looked within," said Salzberg, a co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and author...Full Story
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