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Meditation and neurodegeneration; what do we know?

Can meditation stop or reverse neurodegeneration? The answer is yes but we this doesn’t resolve any problems by itself. Continue reading

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Brain health in middle age; the science of meditation and mindfulness

Meditation and mindfulness may help to keep your brain young Continue reading

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Better mental health through meditation?

Authors: Kieran C.R. Fox, R. Nathan Spreng, Melissa Ellamil, Jessica R. Andrews-Hanna, Kalina Christoff Year: 2015 Title: The wandering brain: Meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies of mind-wandering and related spontaneous thought processes Summary: Thinking about the most common effects on … Continue reading

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Spiritual based meditation may help preserve cognitive function

Whilst intensive meditation practice may improve cognitive function, sustained daily practice may help maintain it. Continue reading

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