Spirituality and the Aging Brain
This article provides a critical review of the research on forms of meditation, prayer, and mystical experience and their relationship to brain function and structure. It offers a perspective on the relationship between spirituality (formal and non-religious) and the brain, and the role of prayer and meditation on stress reduction and brain health.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 2011
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