Harvards MRI study proves that meditation rebuilds the brain’s gray matter in 8 weeks

Numerous studies have indicated the many physiological benefits of meditation, and the latest one comes from Harvard University. An eight week study conducted by Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) determined that meditation literally rebuilds the brains grey matter in just eight weeks. It’s the very first study to document that meditation produces changes

Study shows silence can rewire your brain to be more intelligent

In 2011, the Finish tourism board decided to run a campaign promoting the “silence” you can get by visiting the beautiful country. Along with photos of awe-inspiring landscapes, they used the slogan “Silence, Please”. Eva Kiviranta, manager of social media for VisitFinland.com, said: “We decided, instead of saying that it’s really empty and really quiet

Harvard MRI study proves that meditation rebuilds the brain matter in as little as 8 weeks

A study conducted by a Harvard affiliated team out of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) came across surprising conclusions regarding the tangible effects of meditation on human brain structure. An 8 week program of mindfulness meditation produced MRI scans for the first time showing clear evidence that meditation produces “massive changes” in brain gray matter. Study

Studies confirm that the words we speak alters our brain so speak with kindness

Recent studies report fascinating results: The words you choose to use can literally change your brain. Dr. Andrew Newberg, a neuroscientist at Thomas Jefferson University, and Mark Robert Waldman, a communications expert, collaborated on the book, “Words Can Change Your Brain.” In it, they write, “a single word has the power to influence the expression

Neuroscientists figured out what happens in your brain when you finish someone elses’ sentences

Do you finish people’s sentences, filling in the blanks before they do? It turns out this reaction is linked to memory, which isn’t separate from language after all, though scientists have long considered the two functions distinct. A new study measured activity in the hippocampus, the part of the brain associated with memory function, while