Relationships and emotional intelligence benefits are seen when parents and teens practice mindfulness.
Harvard Health publications reports on a new study, published in the May 2011 issue of Neuroimage, that adds to the growing data suggesting that one effect of mindfulness meditation is increased brain connectivity.
Researchers report that those who meditated for about 30 minutes a day for eight weeks had measurable changes in gray-matter in parts of the brain associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.
Study presented at the Society for Neuroscience this month shows meditation changes the way the brain processes pain signals.
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