Re: Meditation / Sports / Music and attention span


Subject: Re: Meditation / Sports / Music and attention span
From: Ryan Supak (ryansupak@gmail.com)
Date: Sat Nov 19 2005 - 12:12:02 EST


Yep --

It's always unsurprising to me when science corroborates something people
have known intuitively all along.

rs

On 11/19/05, Eldad Tsabary <tazberry_docs@yahoo.ca> wrote:
>
> A new research done at University of Kentucky in Lexington shows that
> meditation increases your performance. MRI tests done at the Massachusetts
> General Hospital in Boston shows that meditation increases the thickness
> of
> the cortex in areas of the brain involved in attention and sensory
> processing, such as the prefrontal cortex and the right anterior insula.
>
> The finding is in line with studies showing that accomplished musicians,
> athletes and linguists all have thickening in relevant areas of the
> cortex.
>
> Item on the New Scientist:
> http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn8317
>
>
> Eldad
>
>
>
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