Meditation in Singapore
Research and Papers on Meditation:
1. Mind of the Meditator: Contemplative practices that extend back thousands of years show a multitude of benefits for both body and mind (By Matthieu Ricard, Antoine Lutz and Richard J. Davidson, Scientific American, November 2014)
2. Grow More Brain by Piya Tan
Mindfulness is a type of meditation based on learning to direct our attention towards our experience as it unfolds from moment to moment – and because it’s presented in a completely secular and accessible way, it’s perfect for schools.
4. The Power of Concentration from The New York Time, 15 Dec 2012.
…. mindfulness is less about spirituality and more about concentration: the ability to quiet your mind, focus your attention on the present, and dismiss any distractions that come your way…
…In 2011, researchers from the University of Wisconsin demonstrated that daily meditation-like thought could shift frontal brain activity toward a pattern that is associated with what cognitive scientists call positive, approach-oriented emotional states — states that make us more likely to engage the world rather than to withdraw from it… (Read more)
Meditation might do for the brain what push-ups do for the body, suggests new research. Findings from brain imaging studies show meditation might keep the brain young, guarding from atrophy and other changes associated with aging. (read more…)
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers found meditating for one hour has a powerful effect on the brain for reducing perception of pain and deactivating areas of the brain that process pain. (Read more…)
“Mindfulness meditation is a process that quiets the mind and releases physical distress. Through mindfulness, you can experience greater vitality and well-being,” explains Diane Reibel, Ph.D., research associate professor of Physiology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and director of the Stress Reduction Program. (Read more…)
8. Mad about meditation (by Piya Tan)
12. Lotus Therapy
21. Meditation Goes Beyond The Brain (by Piya Tan)
22. How Mindfulness Strengthens Us (by Piya Tan)
23. Lovingkindness is Simply Healing (by Piya Tan)