Eight Weeks To A Better Brain

Sue McGreevey for Harvard Science:

"It is fascinating to see the brain's plasticity and that, by practicing meditation, we can play an active role in changing the brain and can increase our well-being and quality of life," says Britta Hölzel, first author of the paper and a research fellow at MGH and Giessen University in Germany.

Interesting food for thought for New Year's resolution season.

(Via Dan Benjamin)