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My 8 min talk at TEDx Cambridge "How meditation can reshape our brains"

"Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in eight weeks",
Science Daily News Jan 2011

Meditation Finding Converts Among Western Doctors,
John Roach, National Geographic News, February 1, 2006.

How to Get Smarter, One Breath at a Time,
Lisa Takeuchi Cullen, Time Magazine. Tuesdays, January 10, 2006.

Meditation May Alter Brain, Delay Aging
Salynn Boyles, WebMD &, Wednesday, November 16, 2005.

Say 'om': Meditation may aid in brain function
Kathleen Fackelmann, USA Today, November 13, 2005.

Effects: When Mindful Awareness Goes to Your Head
Eric Nagourney, New York Times. November 22, 2005. (must be a registered member of