Instantly more adaptive behavior through meditation

‘Instantly more adaptive behavior through meditation’, http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=152803&CultureCode=en, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychonomie (NVP), AlphaGalileo (18 May 2015). Meditation techniques Certain meditation techniques can promote behavior to vary adaptively from moment to moment depending on current goals, rather than remaining rigid and inflexible. (…) These results provide the first evidence that meditation instantly affects behavior and that… Lees verder Instantly more adaptive behavior through meditation

Fibromyalgia Has Central Nervous System Origins

‘Fibromyalgia Has Central Nervous System Origins’, http://www.newswise.com/articles/fibromyalgia-has-central-nervous-system-origins, Newswise (16-May-2015). Brain and spinal cord Most people with this condition have lifelong histories of chronic pain throughout their bodies. (…) Fibromyalgia pain comes more from the brain and spinal cord than from areas of the body in which someone may experience peripheral pain. (…) The majority of… Lees verder Fibromyalgia Has Central Nervous System Origins

Yoga and Chronic Pain Have Opposite Effects on Brain Gray Matter

‘Yoga and Chronic Pain Have Opposite Effects on Brain Gray Matter’, http://www.newswise.com/articles/yoga-and-chronic-pain-have-opposite-effects-on-brain-gray-matter, Newswise (15-May-2015). Mind-body practices There is compelling evidence from studies (…) that mind-body techniques, such as yoga and meditation, can counteract the brain anatomy affects of chronic pain. (…) The encouraging news for people with chronic pain is mind-body practices seem to exert… Lees verder Yoga and Chronic Pain Have Opposite Effects on Brain Gray Matter