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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.

Via The BioSync Team
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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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.

Rescooped by LilyGiraud from Amazing Science

How Your Brain Experiences the Passage of Time

How Your Brain Experiences the Passage of Time | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it

Scientists have located a specific set of neurons that indicate how time passes, confirming that the brain plays an essential role in how we experience the passage of time.

Via Sakis Koukouvis, olsen jay nelson, Dr. Stefan Gruenwald
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