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How Meditation Makes You Nicer

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Like athletes or musicians, people who practice meditation can enhance their ability to concentrate--or even lower their blood pressure. They can also cultivate compassion, according to a new study. Specifically, concentrating on the loving kindness one feels toward one's family (and expanding that to include strangers) physically affects brain regions that play a role in empathy.

Read the whole story at Scientific American

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