Quiet Mind Meditation

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Monday, 24 August 2015

TED talks - the science of meditation

Two of my favourite Ted talks.  

Two scientists talking about the science of meditation.

How mind-blowing (pun intended) ..

Neuroscientist Sara Lazar's amazing brain scans show meditation can actually change the size of key regions of our brain, improving our memory and making us more empathetic, compassionate, and resilient under stress.

Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.


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