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Sources and References

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Meditations Effect on Gyrification: The unique brain anatomy of meditation practitioners: alterations in cortical gyrification.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22393318

Meditations Effect on Focus: Meditation experience is associated with increased cortical thickness

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1361002/

Meditations Effect on Mood: Serotonin, noradrenaline, dopamine metabolites in transcendental meditation-technique.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/789821

Meditations Effect on Stress Reduction: Effect of Buddhist meditation on serum cortisol and total protein levels, blood pressure, pulse rate, lung volume and reaction time.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1801007

Meditations Effect on Cognition: Meditation effects on cognitive function and cerebral blood flow in subjects with memory loss: a preliminary study.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20164557

Synchronicity Foundation

Meditations Effect on Brain Function: Mindfulness-Based Meditation May Help Reduce Inflammation

http://synchronicity.org/meditation