Salient News To Remember: Zen Edition

April 27, 2009

Patients Do Better With Psychotherapist Who Practice Zen Meditation, Study Suggests – Science Daily. ‘Mindfulness’ is the key, apparently. Live in the now, carpe diem, we’ve heard this before; but now it’s SCIENCE!

Meditation Associated With Increased Grey Matter In The Brain
– Science Daily. This is a good thing.

Buddhist Deity Meditation Temporarily Augments Visuospatial Abilities, Study Suggests – Science Daily. Looks like DY meditation might need to be added to the lots of sleep & good breakfast test-taking regimen.

And this is mostly unrelated and a little older, but I hadn’t heard this until today:
Scientists Find ‘Baffling’ Link between Autism and Vinyl Flooring – Scientific American. Chemicals are the culprit, again.

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