The practice of meditation leaves marks in the brain

A new study conducted at IMT School for Advanced Studies, Lucca, shows that the subjective feeling of well-being experienced by many people with the practice of meditation is correlated with specific changes in the brain. The research, which appeared in Brain and Cognition, examined the effects of the technique known…

This is why people talk in their sleep

We’ve all got secrets, and spilling the beans when we’re fast asleep is arguably one of our worst nightmares. But studies show sleep talking or sleep speeches are normally made up of gibberish or nonsensical words instead of the deep-seated, heartfelt messages that popular culture (and our deepest fears) make…