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Double Positive Punch In Brain White Matter Prompted By Chinese Meditation
2012-06-12 06:46:04

Scientists studying the Chinese mindfulness meditation known as integrative body-mind training (IBMT) say they've confirmed and expanded their findings on changes in structural efficiency of white matter in the brain that can be related to positive behavioral changes in subjects practicing the technique regularly for a month.

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2010-02-24 12:45:00

People can reduce their sensitivity to pain by thickening their brain, according to a new study published in a special issue of the American Psychological Association journal, Emotion.

2009-09-10 13:43:52

Those with Alzheimer's disease or obsessive-compulsive disorder may be trapped in routines and kept from adapting to new environments, U.S. researchers say.

2008-01-23 14:57:25

The area of the brain that controls whether you keep rooting around the refrigerator or actually start chowing down has now been discovered.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.