Tuesday, 7 July 2009

Meditation May Increase Gray Matter

ScienceDaily (2009-05-13)

Researchers report that certain regions of the brain in long-term meditators were larger than non-meditators. Specifically, meditators showed significantly larger volumes of the hippocampus, and within the orbito-frontal cortex, thalamus and inferior temporal gyrus, all regions of the brain known for regulating emotions.

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