What meditation does for the brain?
Meditation training improves a wide range of willpower skills, including attention, focus, stress management, impulse control and self-awareness. It changes both the function and structure of the brain to support self-control. For example, regular meditators have more gray matter in the prefrontal cortex
Can meditation be dangerous?
It revealed that meditation can cause surprising negative side effects, affecting participants’ emotions, sensory perception, social interaction, sense of self, and more. Some of the study subjects reported hallucinations, panic, a total loss of motivation, and the re-living of traumatic memories
What is the power of meditation?
There are many neurological advantages to meditation, including: Calming the amygdala where our fight or flight and emotions live. Strengthening impulse control, which allows you to self-manage stress, pain, depression, and drug and alcohol issues.