Can neuroscience help us decide how to meditate?

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Over the past year or so, I have found myself developing opinions about meditation. I am not an expert meditator or a meditation teacher. I acknowledge and respect the long and ancient histories of meditative practice. Even so, I think about meditation a lot, and I believe that modern neuroscience can help people choose how to meditate.

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Benjamin Zimmerman

Benjamin Zimmerman

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Neuroscientist whimsically musing about the brain, cognition, and reaching our fullest potential