[Brown University] — Mindfulness is always personal and often spiritual, but the meditation experience does not have to be subjective. Advances in methodology are allowing researchers to integrate mindfulness experiences with brain imaging and neural signal data to form testable hypotheses about the science — and the reported mental health benefits — of the practice.… Continue reading Research method integrates meditation, science: the meditation experience does not have to be subjective.
We are planning a series of blog posts to highlight some exciting work from our research portfolio. Research we support has led to more than 3,000 peer-reviewed papers; hundreds are published each year. We plan to highlight a few here, choosing examples that illustrate both the promise and the challenges of research on complementary health… Continue reading New Research on Meditation—It’s All About the Brain | NCCAM
Essential to human survival early in life is the ability to form a secure bond in infancy. It has been said that babies who receive food, water, clothing, and all their basic physical requirements but lack human connection do not thrive. Why is attachment so intrinsic for people? Our species are a social bunch and… Continue reading How the neuroscience of meditation rewires the brain for love – San Francisco Women’s Health | Examiner.com
Sylvia Perez More: Bio, News Team January 24, 2013 (WLS) — Your mind as medication. How you can reshape your brain to deal with pain and other problems. It’s low tech and it doesn’t cost much and now meditation is going mainstream. So forget any preconceived notions you just might have this gentle practice. More… Continue reading Meditation is going mainstream | abc7chicago.com