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Articles tagged as Neuroscience

  • Neurologist’s Study Shows Maha-Mantra Could Help Anxiety, Schizophrenia

    Dr. Viveck Baluja, a neurologist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, has begun a study on the effects of the Hare Krishna maha-mantra on the brain that has already yielded exciting findings and impressed hospital staff. Dr. Baluja (Vinaya Gauracandra Das), was inspired to embark on the project by his guru Jayapataka Swami. He is also working with his wife Padmaksi Sri Devi Dasi, as well as members of Jayapataka Swami’s medical team headed by Dr. Achyutananda Das.

  • Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Not Only Reduces Stress, Here’s How It Changes Your Brain

    "Mindfulness is just like exercise. It’s a form of mental exercise."

  • Timeless Meditation

    It’s refreshing to learn that science is finally catching up with the power of meditation, but I’m guessing it will be another decade until they ‘scientifically’ discover the revolutionary philosophy behind it.

  • Meditation Nourishes the Brain
    It has been shown that meditation can increase pain tolerance. One study showed that meditation caused a 40% lowering of pain intensity and a 57% lowering of pain unpleasantness. That is impressive when you consider that morphine and other pain relieving drugs only lower these symptoms by about 25%.