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Meditation affects brain networks differently in long-term meditators and novices

“Both long-term practitioners and new meditators – when compared to non-meditators – showed reduced activity in the amygdala when they viewed emotionally-positive images. The amygdala is an area of the brain critical for emotion and detecting important information from the … Continue reading

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Amygdala at the centre of your social network.

A larger emotion-processing brain centre is linked to a bigger circle of friends. http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101226/full/news.2010.699.html

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