How Meditation Can Help Kids

In this blog post on the NY Times, the author discusses new research around the benefits of meditation for children: These investigations...illustrate how meditative practices have the potential to actually change the structure and function of the brain in ways that foster academic success. Fundamental principles of neuroscience suggest that meditation can have its greatest impact … Continue reading How Meditation Can Help Kids

Researchers Find Textbook-Altering Link Between Brain, Immune System

Read original article here. In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist. That such vessels could have escaped detection when the lymphatic system has been … Continue reading Researchers Find Textbook-Altering Link Between Brain, Immune System