Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation

 “These findings demonstrate that a short program in mindfulness meditation produces demonstrable effects on brain and immune function. These findings suggest that meditation may change brain and immune function in positive ways and underscore the need for additional research.” http://www.psychosomaticmedicine.org/content/65/4/564.abstract Richard J. Davidson, PhD, Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, Jessica Schumacher, MS,Melissa Rosenkranz, BA, Daniel Muller, MD, PhD, Saki F. Santorelli, EdD,Ferris Urbanowski, MA, Anne Harrington, PhD, Katherine Bonus, MA andJohn F. Sheridan, PhD