"The anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic is a good time to be reminded of the only place we can turn to manage the uncertainty and existential storms swirling around us and thereby make better informed decisions; through turning within." —Levi Ben-Schmuel
Long-term meditators have larger amounts of gyrification, or "folding" of the cortex, than people who do not meditate, according to a recent UCLA study. The gyrification may allow the brain to process information faster.
A recent story by MSNBC’s Clara Moskowitz tells us that “Meditation may increase a person’s ability to feel empathy and benevolence for others, according to a study published March 26 in the journal PLoS ONE.”