In the brain

Compassion meditation: Bringing together Self & Other

Monday, December 19, 2016
Compassion meditation research

The holiday season raises interesting questions for our self-interest and sense of “self”. Between numerous social events, obligatory family gatherings, and an overall orientation towards charity, the “season…

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A little less worry, little more peace: how meditation reduces stress

Monday, January 6, 2014
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It is the first benefit of meditation to be researched and recognised since the late 60s , and the reason medical practitioners brought it into Western public awareness:…

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The link between happiness and meditation

Thursday, November 14, 2013
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The world’s most famous Happiness expert on meditation Shawn Achor is arguably the world’s most famous expert on “happiness”.  With 12 years spent researching the subject at Harvard…

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How mindfulness meditation changes the brain

Friday, November 1, 2013
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Technologies such as fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) and EEG (electroencephalography) make it possible for neuroscientists to see exactly what goes on in the brain, and these are…

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