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MRI shows meditation changes brain’s decision-making process

By |2016-11-20T07:53:45-04:00April 20th, 2011|Categories: Brain, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-04-20) -- Neuroimaging research shows that Buddhist meditators use different areas of the brain than other people when confronted with unfair choices, enabling them to make decisions rationally rather than emotionally. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110420112328.htm The Sarkis Summary: The brain's anterior insula, is usually activated when a person experiences the emotions of rejection and mistrust. In this study, [...]

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Anatomy of a lost thought.

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-04:00June 10th, 2008|Categories: ADHD|Tags: , , , , |

I had a great idea the other day. But I can't remember what it was. Here's how my thought process usually works (after my Adderall has worn off). Oh, that's a great idea! Lemme get a pen and paper... (Searching for pen and paper) Oh no! The thought is slipping away...far away... (Finds pen and paper [...]

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