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The Amygdala Hijack: How Meditation Can Help

By |2020-04-22T21:00:45+02:00June 20th, 2019|Mindfulness|

Science has shown that the brains of long-term meditators are actually wired to be less susceptible to an amygdala hijack.  THE AMYGDALA acts as the brain’s radar for threat. It constantly scans the input it’s receiving from the senses for signs of danger. If it perceives a threat, the amygdala

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Book Review: The Science of Meditation

By |2020-04-22T20:45:35+02:00October 20th, 2018|Mindfulness|

There have been many claims about the efficacy of mindfulness and meditation. Naturally, these need to be treated with due scepticism. A definitive book on this subject was released in 2017: The Science of Meditation by Daniel Goleman (he of Emotional Intelligence fame) and Richard J. Davidson. Brainwave EEG

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