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UCLA Meditation study finds quicker & stronger brains with practice

A February 2012 UCLA meditation study on the brains of practicing meditators has found remarkable evidence that a regular meditation practice strengthens our brains.

Eileen Luders, an assistant professor at the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, and colleagues, have found that long-term meditators have larger amounts of gyrification (“folding” of the cortex, which may allow the brain to process information faster) than people who do not meditate. Read More