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“How Meditation May Change the Brain” — NY Times

Another  “scientists proving the obvious” study: when you meditate, you don’t just change your experience, you are actually retraining your mind and rewiring your brain. To read online: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/28/how-meditation-may-change-the-brain/?pagemode=print To read as a PDF: How Meditation May Change the Brain … Continue reading

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When the Mind Wanders, Happiness Also Strays — New York Times

Another “discovery” of the scientists: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/16/science/16tier.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=concentration%20happiness&st=cse

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Grateful People Are Happier, Healthier — Wall Street Journal

Guess what the scientists are proving now? http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704243904575630541486290052.html?KEYWORDS=grateful+people+are+happier

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Compassion Can Be Learned — The Scientists Prove It

Another in our expanding series of “the scientists prove what Buddhists and other mystics already know” articles, here’s one on expanding the sense of compassion in children: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/08/fighting-bullying-with-babies/

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“Brain Is a Co-Conspirator in a Vicious Stress Loop” – NYT article

Great new addition to our “the scientists prove the obvious” segment. Read and remember – meditation practice allows us to take a mini-vacation whenever and wherever we want 🙂 http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/18/science/18angier.html?em Just remember – don’t focus on the fact that our … Continue reading

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The Scientists Are At It Again – You *Can* Learn Compassion

From the Scientific American website: http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=meditate-on-this-you-can-learn-to-be-more-compassionate

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Happiness Is Contagious – the scientists are at it again [ member input ]

Happiness Is Contagious [ someone sent this in via email to share ] Recent research from Harvard Medical School and the University of California, San Diego, reported by several news outlets including WebMD on December 4, 2008, and the Chicago … Continue reading

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