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How Mindfulness Meditation Works In The Brain

How Mindfulness Meditation Works In The Brain | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Mindfulness may be so successful in helping with a range of conditions, from depression to pain, by working as a sort of "volume knob" for sensations, according to a new review of studies from Brown University researchers.

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, March 20, 2013 9:15 AM

"We think we're the first [research] group to propose an underlying neurophysiological mechanism that directly links the actual practice of mindful awareness of breath and body sensations to the kinds of cognitive and emotional benefits that mindfulness confers." 
- Catherine Kerr

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/14/mindfulness-meditation-brain_n_2680087.html#slide=1363207

Joanna Boj's curator insight, March 21, 2013 5:33 AM

Very interesting, finally we're getting an insight into how mindfulness works on the physiological level.

Brady Wyman's curator insight, March 25, 2013 11:53 AM

Displays potential health benefits of mindfulness meditation.

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Yoga contemplative practice and its effects on neuroplasticity - by Youngbear Roth - Helium

Yoga contemplative practice and its effects on neuroplasticity - by Youngbear Roth - Helium | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago, using contemplative Yoga therapy as a model, Jon Kabat-Zinn designed trial programs for volunteer patients with Obsessive Compul..., Youngbear Roth (Yoga contemplative practice and its effects on neuroplasticity - by Youngbear Roth...

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, March 15, 2013 11:31 AM

Science is proving what the ancient saints and sages have been saying for millenniums; that all forms are manifestations of our minds...