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Meditation Can Change Your Brain

Posted Apr 7th, 2016 in Articles, Sifu George Picard Blog, Research

Mindfulness and meditation are integral components of QiGong. While we do not have strong research isolating effects of meditation training within QiGong practice, primary research in mindfulness and meditation training can generalize to QiGong practice. Recent research in this area is revealing how meditation can change our brains. Now, when we tell our students and clients that the mindful meditation component of QiGong can improve learning and memory processes, emotion regulation, self-referential processing, and perspective taking, as well as slow brain atrophy associated with Alzheimer’s disease, we can add: And, these claims are supported by scientific evidence from major research centers including Harvard Medical School.

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