Brain scans show that meditation can improve mental focus

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A new study shows that not only does meditation changes your brain patterns it may also improve your mental focus and cognitive performance.

The study showed that people who regularly practice meditation may altering brain functions and increase their with mental focus and attention span. We’ve heard for years that meditation is good for you, but did you know that studies show that it decreases depression, anxiety, anxiety disorders or panic disorder and even help to reduce alcohol and substance abuse, with only 20 minutes a day of meditation.

Meditation is also said to increase memory recall and self-awareness, and your overall well-being!

Meditation can reduce the grey-matter density in areas of the brain, and increase in gamma activity, long-term meditators have larger amounts of gyrification, which may help the brain to process information faster.

Meditation is said to even help you in blocking out pain, and prepare you for stressful events.

So if it’s time to cram for test or study for an exams, or you just want to feel better try adding some meditation into daily life.

 

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