Congrats go out to the guys at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who just published a fascinating new study...
Headed by Richard Davidson, the study analyzed the brain of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche (YMR), a renowned meditation practitioner and teacher who began meditating at age 9. From MRI scans, the study was able to determine that the 41 year old monk had the equivalent "BrainAGE" of a 33-year old...
"The big finding is that the brain of this Tibetan monk, who has spent more than 60,000 hours of his life in formal meditation, ages more slowly than the brains of (other people)" -- Richard Davidson
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TITLE Meditation may have shaved 8 years of aging off Buddhist monk's brain
PUBLISHER: Live Science
March 17, 2020
TOPIC(s) * Top News *, Health / Science