Changing Brains for the Better: Article Documents Benefits of Multiple Practices, Such as Physical Exercise and Meditation
Great news! I was so waiting for this study to come out! We have been hearing constantly about the benefits of exercise and meditation but never together! In my book Super Body, Super Brain back in 2011 I wanted to write the first exercise book which combined physical exercise and meditation together! That is why I invited one of the best Meditation experts, Sharon Salzberg to develop a meditation routine combined with my exercises. So lets go back to this phenomenal study coming from one of the most pioneers Universities studying brain activity function, the University of Wisconsin.
From Science Daily
ScienceDaily (Apr. 18, 2012) — Practices like physical exercise, certain forms of psychological counseling and meditation can all change brains for the better, and these changes can be measured with the tools of modern neuroscience, according to a review article now online at Nature Neuroscience to keep reading click here
Experiential factors shape the neural circuits underlying social and emotional behavior from the prenatal period to the end of life. These factors include both incidental influences, such as early adversity, and intentional influences that can be produced