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The Combination of Psilocybin and Meditation may Lead to Long-Term Positive Changes in the Brain

August 19, 2019

Researchers from the University of Zurich interested in the effects of psychedelic drugs and meditation on brain regions…
An ‘awe-full’ state of mind may set you free

June 27, 2019

An induced feeling of awe, or state of wonder, may be the best strategy yet for alleviating the…
Algorithm that Tailors Digital Meditation Program Improves Attention and Memory

June 4, 2019

Scientists at UC San Francisco have developed a personalized digital meditation training program that significantly improved attention and…
New Study Finds Mindfulness to be Effective at Reducing Levels of Procrastination

May 20, 2019

Rebecca Y. M. Cheung and Melody C. Y. Ng – both from the Education University of Hong Kong…
At last: Control the Worry of Waiting

November 30, 2017

Popular music and clichés aren’t the only evidence that the waiting is the hardest part. Research backs it…
Study: Yoga reduces falls among the elderly

November 3, 2017

People who do hatha yoga report improved balance, but only now has yoga’s impact on falls received rigorous…
Yoga and meditation can improve your cognitive function and increase energy levels

September 7, 2017

It may sound like some nonsense that weird people do, but there may be something about yoga and…
Mindfulness shows promise as we age, but study results are mixed

February 21, 2017

As mindfulness practices rise in popularity and evidence of their worth continues to accumulate, those who work with…
Meditators More Aware of their Unconscious Mind, Study Finds

June 28, 2016

In 1983, neuroscientist Benjamin Libet conducted a now famous experiment measuring people’s brain activity before and after they…
Researchers examine compassionate behavior’s ‘active ingredients’

March 30, 2016

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a quantitative framework for predicting compassionate behavior, a significant…
Mindfulness training more effective against postpartum depression than conventional methods, study says

January 15, 2016

Pregnant and postpartum women at risk of depression are less likely to suffer depression when they meditate or…
Mindfulness Meditation Effective at Improving Moderate Sleep Disturbance

February 17, 2015

Adding to the growing body of recent work on different types of meditation, a new study, conducted by…
Forever young: Meditation might slow the age-related loss of gray matter in the brain

February 6, 2015

Since 1970, life expectancy around the world has risen dramatically, with people living more than 10 years longer.…
New Study Shows That Yoga and Meditation May Help Train the Brain

October 5, 2014

New research by biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota shows that people who practice yoga and meditation…
Mindfulness study leads to ‘Second Life’ stress reduction

June 11, 2014

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that focuses the mind on each slow and deliberate movement…
Mindfulness Training Program May Help Olympic Athletes Reach Peak Performance

June 6, 2014

Research suggests that meditation may help U.S. military personnel cope with the stresses of combat more effectively. Now,…
Laughter may work like meditation in the brain

April 29, 2014

Study monitored brain waves of people watching different types of videos. Laughter triggers brain waves similar to those…
Meditation as object of medical research

April 3, 2014

Mindfulness meditation produces personal experiences that are not readily interpretable by scientists who want to study its psychiatric…
Stanford research: Compassion aids well-being

February 26, 2014

Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education co-sponsored the Dalai Lama’s visit to Silicon Valley…
Suggests meditation may reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression

January 7, 2014

A collective meditation in Sri Lanka. Image: Wikipedia. Some 30 minutes of meditation daily may improve symptoms of…
Meditation induces gene expression changes

December 5, 2013

A collective meditation in Sri Lanka. Image: Wikipedia. With evidence growing that meditation can have beneficial health effects,…
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