Modifying Our Brain Function and Structure
Lecture no. 9 from the course: The Science of Mindfulness: A Research-Based Path to Well-Being
Taught by Professor Ronald D. Siegel | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
This lecture takes a thorough look at mindfulness and brain function. Review studies that show how mindfulness practice activates areas of the brain that regulate emotions, integrate thoughts and feelings, increase empathy, and facilitate learning and memory, while also retaining more brain matter and staving off aspects of cognitive decline typically associated with aging.