Meditation Improves Attention & Brain Function

Meditation Improves Your Attention

Buddhist monks have claimed for centuries that meditation helps increase attention and concentration.
New findings offer support for this notion.

Increases Thickness of Brain Regions

Researchers at Harvard Medical School examined Westerners who meditated for about 20 minutes every day, but didn't necessarily believe in the tenets of Buddhism. MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) was used to look at brain parts involved in memory and attention. The thickness of those regions had increased.

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